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Fragmentary stauette of a woman

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Only the torso, arms and upper legs of this dark stone figurine survive. Of the inscription on the back, only a few hieroglyphs have been preserved.

Provenance

From Kumma fort, room 42. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: January 14, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Kumma, Nubia (Egypt)

Dimensions

Overall: 10.4 x 5.7 x 3.9 cm (4 1/8 x 2 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2242

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture