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Fragment of a scupture

Blue glazed quartz, maybe from a statue of a serpent.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K320 debris . 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1914 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Kerma, 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.1 x 1.6 x 4 cm (1 5/8 x 5/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1286

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects