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Miscellaneous inscribed fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)a

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 3.1 x 1.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-594a

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a smooth fragment with two parallel incised lines, with the remains of two hieroglyphs between them. The hieroglyphs are too fragmentary to be read.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)a. 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