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Inscribed corner fragment of a statue

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This is a rectilinear fragment from the corner of a base of a statue(?) with incised hieroglyphs on top. The first 2 lines illegible with third line legible. It joins on 13-12-111. The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and mica, the break areas look granulated. GD5.


From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma K IV 405 debris. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. It possibly joins 20.1187a, b.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 5 x 12 x 2 cm (1 15/16 x 4 3/4 x 13/16 in.)

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The Ancient World