Head of a male
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 8-1
Overall: 8.8 x 7.5 x 6.8cm (3 7/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 11/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is the head from a statue of a man. The crown of the head is missing and the face is much battered. The left eye and bottom half of the ears are preserved. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 8-1. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition