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Insscribed fragment of statuette base(?)

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Corner of inscribed base of a statuette(?). Inscribed on two faces, top and front of base, top surface has the inscription, "beloved of Amen Lord of the thrones of the two lands", and a cartouche of Tutmoses IV.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B700 trench debris under S. end of W. side of unattached wall. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose IV, 1400–1390 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 3.3 x 6.5 x 3.2 cm (1 5/16 x 2 9/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

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Green greywacke


The Ancient World