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Miscellaneous fragment of a statue

This fragment has an undulating dip that is too large to be part of kilt pleats or a wig. The alabaster is prominently-veined.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 6-14. 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: 3.8 x 8.2 x 11.5 cm (1 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14.1067

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture