Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)b
Overall: 4.6 x 6 x 3.6 cm (1 13/16 x 2 3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a fragment of the top of the head with radiating striations indicating the tresses of the wig. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)b. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition