Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.2 debris

Dimensions

Other: 7.8 x 3 x 1.5 cm (3 1/16 x 1 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-10

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Non-joining fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King’s Son of Kush. Corner fragment of base of throne. Would form part of incised border line of text. The stone is black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.2 debris 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition