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Statue of standing king

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This is a standing king wearing the nemes headdress and pleated kilt. The uraeus and eyes were originally inlaid with another material. Both arms, tip of nose, left leg and left side up to stomach, right foot and ankle are missing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Second Intermediate Period, about 1650–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height: 65.2 cm (25 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1821

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture