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Corner fragment of a statue

This rectilinear fragment of a statue has two finished surfaces that form an edge. Possibly, a corner fragment from a statue base.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)a. 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

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.9 x 6.9 x 6.9 cm (1 15/16 x 2 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-593.17

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture