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Quartzite, fine blue glaze. Smooth polish and not much internal detail. Eg.Inv.3571 joins as both back feet.

Provenance

From Kerma, Chapel K II:A. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 12cm (3 5/16 x 4 3/4in.)

Accession Number

13.4229

Medium or Technique

Glazed quartzite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture