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Inscribed dyad

This is a fragmentary standing pair statue or dyad. It consists of two standing figures with two lines of inscription between them on a rectangular back slab. The male is on the right, female on the left. The male has his left leg advanced and arms straight with hands open on the front of...

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Inscription

Htp di nsw

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

20.1317

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture