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Miscellaneous worked fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III center

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 4.2 x 2.1 cm (2 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-305

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a rounded fragment of sculpture. The stone is black granodiorite, with break areas that look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD 4.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III center. 1913: 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