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Corner fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 1.1 x 6 cm (1 x 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-557.2

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This rectilinear fragment has 2 worked surfaces forming a corner, possibly part of base. The stone is dark gray granite with many small pink feldspar inclusions and mica inclusions.GD6.

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