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Fragment of throne of seated statuette of Merymose

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Fragment of seated statuette of Merymose, King's Son, of Kush. Polished fragment of lap of seated half life-sized statuette. Pleated apron and proper left thigh and left front top and side of seat with 3 lines vertical incised hieroglyphs. Note Htep-di-neswt formula to Amen and note the word...

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Provenance

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.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 23 x 19.4 x 15.2 cm (9 1/16 x 7 5/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-109

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture