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Fragment of corner of base of seated statuette of Merymose

Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose (?). Corner fragment with two dressed surfaces. Corner is rounded, not angular. Part of base or throne. Black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VI-VII debris. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-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, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 10 x 7.9 x 3.8 cm (3 15/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-263.2

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture