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Fragment of seated statuette

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Fragment of seated statuette. Hand on knee and portion of elaborate apron of kilt incised with hieroglyphs. Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 area 0-5m west of and between lines of north and south curtain walls. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 10.1 x 7 x 2 cm (4 x 2 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-288.3

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture