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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. Right elbow and portion of right side of body just above navel and bit of the waistband of kilt. Joins with 16-3-186, 16-4-122, 20-1-109 and Eg.Inv.11795. The stone is black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 Ex.4 debris. 1919: 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: 11 x 8.4 x 4 cm (4 5/16 x 3 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-12-162

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture