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Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose

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Non-joining fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King's Son of Kush. Corner fragment of base of throne. Would form part of incised border line of text. The stone is black granodiorite.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.2 debris 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.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 7.8 x 3 x 1.5 cm (3 1/16 x 1 3/16 x 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite


The Ancient World