Kilt fragment of Hepdjefa

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room DD

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 14.7 x 16 cm (6 7/8 x 5 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-514

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment of the kilt, hips, and waistband of the left side of the back of the statue of Hepdjefa. It joins 14.724 and 13-12-687.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room DD. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition