Miscellaneous fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 3901 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 3.5 x 3.5 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 1 3/8 in.) Overall for joined pieces: 7 x 3.8 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14-3-967a

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a cylindrical fragment with a rounded end. It joins 14-3-967b. The stone is black granodiorite with small evenly distributed white and black biotite inclusions (may be diorite). GD3.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XXXIX K 3901 debris. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition