Inscribed fragment of the base of a triad
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room DD
Overall: 5.2 x 12 x 6.2 cm (2 1/16 x 4 3/4 x 2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a base fragment of a triad. It consists of a flat back plinth and shallow base with 2 engaged pair of feet. The man’s feet are on the proper left with his left foot advanced, and the woman’s are on the proper right with her feet together. There are traces of incised parallel lines, hieroglyphs(?) on the top of the base. The stone is black serpentinite.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room DD. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition