Kilt fragment of Hepdjefa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 5(2)
Overall: 19 x 17 x 13.5 cm (7 1/2 x 6 11/16 x 5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a fragment of the kilt, hips, back and waistband of the statue of Hepdjefa. It joins 14.724 and 13-12-514. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 5(2). 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition