Wig and head fragment
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III center
Overall: 15.8 x 10.9 x 7.8 cm (6 1/4 x 4 5/16 x 3 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment includes the lower part of the head with part of the wig on the back. Fragments of the front lappets and the lower half of the right ear remain. The face is missing, but the back of the wig is present. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4. It joins Eg.Inv.1421.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III center. 1913: 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition