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Foot fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 11-2

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm (1 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-538a

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment with two sculpted surfaces, one rounded and one flat. The stone is black serpentinite with blue-green mottled coloration on surface.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 11-2. 1914: 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