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Inscribed corner fragment of a statue

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This is a corner fragment of a base with traces of incised hieroglyphs on the side of the base.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 7(1). 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4.8 x 6 x 9 cm (1 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1337

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture