Statue of standing king

Egyptian
Second Intermediate Period
about 1650–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI

Dimensions

Height: 65.2 cm (25 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1821

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a standing king wearing the nemes headdress and pleated kilt. The uraeus and eyes were originally inlaid with another material. Both arms, tip of nose, left leg and left side up to stomach, right foot and ankle are missing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition