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Miscellaneous worked fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 6.4 x 6.9 x 1.2 cm (2 1/2 x 2 11/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-593.11

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment with one rounded worked surface. The stone is dark gray granite with many small pink feldspar inclusions and mica inclusions.

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 in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition