Statue of Lady Sennuwy
Statue of Lady Sennuwy, ca.1971/1926 BCE.,
Ancient Egyptian Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, granodiorite, 21,6×62,2×116,2 cm
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Inv. 14.720
Lady Sennuwy and her husband, Djefaihapi, were buried in the tumulus or royal burial mound of a Nubian king who lived decades after their deaths. It is unknown why and when Lady Sennuwy and her husband’s tombs were relocated to the royal Nubian tomb.