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Seated figure wearing a broad collar and pleated kilt. The right hand rests on the knees and holds an ankh. The figure is missing the head and left arm.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 22. 1919: 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. (Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width: 12.4 x 5.9 cm (4 7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2411

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture