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Statuette, fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K319x

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 5.8 x 3.3 x 2.9 cm (2 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1313a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Blue glazed faience; part of seated figure from waist to ankles, not including seat. Upper legs, fits with 20.1313b (lower legs). It is likely that the object is incorrectly labeled 14-2-314, and is rather 14-2-313e. In two pieces (14-2-313 and 14-2-322) from different, yet adjacent tombs (K319 and K320).

Provenance

From Kerma, K319x. February 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition