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Seated viceroy statuette fragment

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Fragment of the back support pillar of viceroy statue. Two flat surfaces at a right angle, one surface has a hieroglyphic inscription with a personal name "mes". This is a non-joining fragment to rest of statue, 16-4-292.1, 16-3-337, 19-1-339, Eg.Inv.11818, Eg.Inv.11819, &...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502, II, 4. 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: 5.4 x 5.1 x 4.2 cm (2 1/8 x 2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-240

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture