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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: 3.1 x 5.7 x 2.3 cm (1 1/4 x 2 1/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-612.6

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment from a statue with two worked surfaces. One surface is rounded. The corner where they meet is curved. 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