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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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Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

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.)

Accession Number

20.1187a

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture