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Miscellaneous worked fragment of a statue

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This small corner fragment has one smooth surface adjacent to another with angled, parallel, diagonal ridges. The corner itself is rounded and not angular. The bottom edge is also rounded. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 9-12. 1914: 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: 6.8 x 1.5 x 1.7 cm (2 11/16 x 9/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-372c

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture