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Base fragment of a statue

This fragment comprises the corner of a base. The stone is dark gray granite with many small pink feldspar inclusions and small mica inclusions.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV B debris. 1914: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 2.5 x 5.3 cm (1 15/16 x 1 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-3-142b

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture