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Statuette of Amenemhat II

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Head and upper torso of Amenemhat II. Nose battered, both arms missing.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Semna. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: January 1, 1928)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Amenemhat II, 1929–1892 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Width x height x depth: 15.7 x 23.2 x 10.6 cm (6 3/16 x 9 1/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1132

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture