Lower body fragment of a female statue seated on a throne

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna

Dimensions

Height x Length: 21 x 17.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.742

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Slate lower body fragment of a female statue seated on a throne. The sides of the throne are incised with the arms of Upper and Lower Egypt. From the waist up is missing. There is negative space between and behind the legs. The surface is scratched, but polished.

Provenance

From Semna.1924: 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