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Forearm or leg fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-6

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 2.3 x 6.8 cm (7/8 x 7/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-452

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragemnt is the forearm or leg of figure. The stone is black serpentinite with blue-green mottled coloration on the surface.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-6. 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