Statuette, fragment

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Object Place: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K320x

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 4.7 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm (1 7/8 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1313b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Blue glazed faience; part of seated figure from waist to ankles, not including seat. Lower legs, fits with 20.1313a (upper legs). In two pieces (14-2-313 and 14-2-322) from different, yet adjacent tombs (K319 and K320).

Provenance

From Kerma, K320x. February 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition