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Inscribed fragment with cartouche

This is a corner fragment of a statue. Its edge is rounded and molded. One surface has a decorative border. Inside are the ends of two lines of horizontal hieroglyphs. The first line has a cartouche beginning with "neter-nefer". It is very fine work.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Deffufa room A no.19. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-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

20.1209

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture