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Worked fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 3.8 x 2.7 cm (11/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-612.5

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a rectilinear fragment from a statue with two worked surfaces that are opposite to each other. The stone is grayish-green greywacke.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)b. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition