Waist fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King's Son of Kush

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Between 700 and 800

Dimensions

Other: 19 x 14.5 x 12 cm (7 1/2 x 5 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-186.1

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King’s Son of Kush. Portion of front of abdomen showing part of kilt and knot, below part of outer surface of right thigh. Joins 20-1-109, 19-12-162 and 16-4-122. Black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Between 700 and 800. 1916: 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