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Base fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV B debris

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 2.5 x 5.3 cm (1 15/16 x 1 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-3-142b

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment comprises the corner of a base. The stone is dark gray granite with many small pink feldspar inclusions and small mica inclusions.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV B debris. 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