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Fragment of a seated figure

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Throne base with lions on either side; two human feet are visible. The back of the throne (19-2-375) is decorated with the figure of a winged Isis.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, pyramid XVII. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (sudan)

Accession Number

19.2660

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture