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Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose

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Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King's Son of Kush. One sculpted fragment of waist band of Merymose. The stone is black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 904. 1916: 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: 7.2 x 9.1 x 5.1 cm (2 13/16 x 3 9/16 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-122.1

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture