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White crown(?) fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave K 1099 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 7.8 x 3.2 x 4.8 cm (3 1/16 x 1 1/4 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1633

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is possibly part of the mid-section of a white crown from a royal statue. Traces of the back pillar remain. It is very damaged. The stone is grayish-green greywacke.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave K 1099 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