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Base fragment of a statue

This is a rectilinear fragment of a statue base with three worked sides. The bottom edge is beveled. The stone is highly polished, dark brown, fine grained greywacke.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV grave K 405 debris. 1913: 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

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 9 x 13.3 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-117b.1

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture