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The torso and part of the head of a quadraped. Part of the head, the tail, the front legs, and part of the left rear leg are missing. Some red pigment is present on the back.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN 101/6 ). 1910. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, C-Group, 2400–1700 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 4.5 x 2.2 cm (2 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

101/6

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture