Inscribed back pillar and torso
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II (A) no.23 Upper Deffufa
Overall: 14.8 x 8.8 x 6.5 cm (5 13/16 x 3 7/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is the torso of a standing figure wearing a pleated kilt with both hands extended at sides, preserved from abdomen to knees. There is a short back-pillar, ending at the small of back, inscribed with htp-di-nswt offering formula. The stone is grayish-green greywacke.
Htp d nsw
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II room A no.23 Upper Deffufa. 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