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Fragment of a sculpture

Blue glazed quartzite fragment with rounded grooves, with one pin hole on one side and one broken ridge on one edge. In Reisner publication as bed leg from glazed quartzite funerary bed.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K III St 4(3).1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 11.1 x 6.3 x 9.7 cm (4 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5797

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements