Worked fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1)

Dimensions

Overall: 5.9 x 7.4 x 1.6 cm (2 5/16 x 2 15/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-557.5

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment with one worked surface. The stone is dark gray granite with many small pink feldspar inclusions and mica inclusions.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1). 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