Torso of female

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Semna Fort, Room LVII

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6 x 11.9 x 4.3 cm (2 3/16 x 4 11/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2079

Medium or Technique

Black slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Torso fragment. Inscription on back “Royal wife, Royal mother Neb Hetpet, beloved of Dedewen.”

Provenance

From Semna Fort Room LVII, 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition