Arm or leg fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X A corridor 7-7

Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 4.3 x 6.8 cm (2 1/2 x 1 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1078

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment of a limb from a medium-sized sculpture. 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 A corridor 7-7. 1914: 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