Miscellaneous worked fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 9-12

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 1.5 x 1.7 cm (2 11/16 x 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-372c

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This small corner fragment has one smooth surface adjacent to another with angled, parallel, diagonal ridges. The corner itself is rounded and not angular. The bottom edge is also rounded. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.?

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 9-12. 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