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Lower body fragment of a female statue seated on a throne

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Slate lower body fragment of a female statue seated on a throne. The sides of the throne are incised with the arms of Upper and Lower Egypt. From the waist up is missing. There is negative space between and behind the legs. The surface is scratched, but polished.

Provenance

From Semna [Excav. date] February 1924.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom,

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x Length: 21 x 17.5 cm (8 1/4 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.742

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture