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Statuette, fragment

Blue glazed faience; part of seated figure from waist to ankles, not including seat. Upper legs, fits with 20.1313b (lower legs). It is likely that the object is incorrectly labeled 14-2-314, and is rather 14-2-313e. In two pieces (14-2-313 and 14-2-322) from different, yet adjacent tombs (K319...

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Provenance

From Kerma, K319x. February 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

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x depth: 5.8 x 3.3 x 2.9 cm (2 5/16 x 1 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1313a

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture