Relief of a worshipping king

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1550–1186 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, Main N-S street

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 10.8 x 14 x 28.5 cm (4 1/4 x 5 1/2 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2157

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

This fragment of limestone bears a figure in sunk relief of a king wearing the white crown of Upper Egypt, facing let, with his hands raised in an attitude of worship. The original composition must have shown him facing a deity. No paint is preserved.

Provenance

From Semna, Main N-S street. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

(Accession date: January 15, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition