Inscribed corner fragment
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-2
Overall: 6.6 x 3.2 x 5.8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/4 x 2 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This is a corner fragment from the sides of a throne, or possibly a back support, from a statue. Each fragment bears part of an incised inscription, mentioning a toponym (partially preserved) followed by the phrase ir.n.f dj ‘nX Dt. It joins 20.1176a, b, d, and e. This has incised hieroglyphs in a vertical column consisting of fragments of two horizontal lines of text. Top line: Dt.
ir.n.f dj anX Dt (fragment)
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-2. 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