Arm or leg fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave 1026 no.5

Dimensions

Overall: 4.3 x 3.2 x 2.5 cm (1 11/16 x 1 1/4 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

Su.696.2

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a rounded sculptural fragment of a limb. It is polished on one half. The stone is black granodiorite with small evenly distributed white and black biotite inclusions (may be diorite). GD3.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave 1026 no.5. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition