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Inscribed corner fragment of a statue

This is a rectilinear fragment with faint, incised inscription. It may be part of a base. There are two worked surfaces forming a corner.

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 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: 1.9 x 4.4 x 2.5 cm (3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-558.3

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture