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Corner fragment of a statue

This is a rectilinear fragment of a statuette with two worked surfaces forming a corner. The stone is black granodiorite with small evenly distributed white and black biotite inclusions (may be diorite). GD3. See related shape and stone of Eg.Ing. 3051.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1). 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: 10.5 x 3.9 x 6 cm (4 1/8 x 1 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-3.2

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture