Fragment of toes and base from seated statuette of Merymose (?)

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

Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B551 III 3 debris


Other: 8.7 x 6.4 x 8 cm (3 7/16 x 2 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Not On View


The Ancient World



Possible fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King’s Son of Kush. Part of right foot with big toe and 3 other toes on base of statuette. Front of base is rounded. Battered and cracked surface. Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 551 III 3 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