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Miscellaneous fragment of a statue

This fragment has two worked surfaces. One is slightly curved into a partial "u", with a rounded edge joining it to a second perpendicular surface with a flared edge.

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)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 9.3 x 4.7 cm (5/8 x 3 11/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1360

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture