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Miscellaneous fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 6-14

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 8.2 x 11.5 cm (1 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1067

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment has an undulating dip that is too large to be part of kilt pleats or a wig. The alabaster is prominently-veined.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 6-14. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition