Left knee and thigh of a striding male

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 9-12

Dimensions

Overall: 8.8 x 11 cm (3 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)-fragment a.

Accession Number

14.1060

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment is the fully modeled knee and upper thigh of the left leg of a striding figure. A corner of the central panel of the kilt is visible. This joins the lower part of the leg 14-1-451=14.1035. The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and mica, the break areas look granulated. GD5.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 9-12. 1914: 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