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Kilt fragment of Hepdjefa

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This is a fragment of the kilt, hips, and waistband of the left side of the back of the statue of Hepdjefa. It joins 14.724 and 13-12-687.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room DD. 1913: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 14.7 x 16 cm (6 7/8 x 5 13/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-514

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture