Seated figure

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 22

Dimensions

Height x width: 12.4 x 5.9 cm (4 7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2411

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Seated figure wearing a broad collar and pleated kilt. The right hand rests on the knees and holds an ankh. The figure is missing the head and left arm.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 22. 1919: 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.

(Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition