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Arm or leg fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room B upper debris

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 6.3 x 4 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-48

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment of an arm or leg. The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and mica, the break areas look granulated. GD5.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room B upper debris. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition