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Left arm of a striding figure

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9 x 2 x 6.8 cm (3/4 x 13/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1196c

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a small fragment that joins the left upper arm of 20.1196a-b, which are two joining fragments of a striding statue. 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 405 debris 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.

(Accession date March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition