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Left elbow fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa front street 1

Dimensions

Overall: 32 x 14.5 x 15 cm (12 5/8 x 5 11/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5801

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment from a larger than life-sized seated statue consisting of a section of the elbow of the left arm. The stone is grayish-green greywacke.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa front street 1. 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