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Statuette of kneeling man

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus K III 2(1)

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .40 H.

Accession Number

14.725

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Black granite. Upper part of body and head missing. Inscribed in lap and on top front of base. Much cracked as if from fire. Both hands flat on knees.

Provenance

From Egypt. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: [Exped. date] 1913-1914

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition