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Worked Inscribed fragment of a statue

This fragment of a statue has two finished surfaces. One surface has part of an incised inscription. There is another possible inscription on the other surface.

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 x 2.9 x 3.8 cm (3/8 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-593.13

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture