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Statuette of the scribe Intef

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus K III, upper debris 5(1)

Dimensions

Height: 22 15/16 in. (58.2 cm)

Accession Number

14.722

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Out on Loan

Out On Loan

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head and arms missing. Inscription in lap and line of inscription on top front of base. Much worn. Broken in two pieces. Black granite.

Provenance

From Kerma, Nubia (Sudan). 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 Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition