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Inscribed seated figure

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This is one of two fitting fragments of a small seated figure. It is preserved from the waist down, including both forearms and hands on the knees. The right hand holds a folded cloth. The figure wears a pleated shendjet kilt. The throne is inscribed on both sides, three horizontal lines of...

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From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV street 7(3). 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. It joins 20.1187b.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 21.7 x 11.5 x 21.6 cm (8 9/16 x 4 1/2 x 8 1/2 in.) Overall: a) 21.7 x 11.5 x 14 cm (8 9/16 x 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World