Base and foot fragment of a statue

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 8.9 x 13.5 cm (2 5/16 x 3 1/2 x 5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3986

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This rectangular base fragment contains the figure’s left foot striding forward. There are four finished surfaces. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma. 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