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Inscribed back pillar of a statue

This rectilinear fragment of the back of a statue has one complete and two partial vertical columns of incised inscription.

Inscription

col. 1) ... Hm ... 2) ... sw b Hry tp Tm ... 3) nothing legible

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)

Accession Number

20.1214

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture