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King wearing a jubilee or heb sed cloak

This is a fragment of the king in a jubilee or heb sed cloak. It contains a portion of the left shoulder with cloak and heka scepter, the side of the neck, and the projection of a back pillar.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI grave K 1620 debris. 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: 5.2 x 4.9 x 2.7 cm (2 1/16 x 1 15/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1259

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture