Statuette of Imsety

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku. 53

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. 0.071

Accession Number

24.1007

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Amset. Mummiform figure with human head. Thin metal filled with paste. (forms set with 24.1008-1010)

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (Tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition