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White crown fragment

This is possibly the tip of a white crown from a statue of a king or god. There are remnants of a pointed or sloping back-pillar.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-13. 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: 5.8 x 6.3 x 2.4 cm (2 5/16 x 2 1/2 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1081

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture