Left leg of a striding figure

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 4.8 x 8 cm (4 1/2 x 1 7/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1035

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment is the lower portion of the left leg of a striding figure. A portion of the space behind the leg executed in stone is present. It joins 14.1060 (14-1-372a). 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 5-5. 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