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Seated viceroy back of throne fragment

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Back of seat and left thigh and part of inscribed back pillar of viceroy statue. Joins 16-3-337, 16-4-292.1, and Eg.Inv.11820. Part of statue with 19-1-240, Eg.Inv.11818, & Eg.Inv.11819.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502, III, 7. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 12.6 x 11.8 x 7.3 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/8 x 2 7/8 in.) Total object: 19.4 x 12.6 x 23 cm (7 5/8 x 4 15/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-339

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture