Left shoulder of a male

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa front 3

Dimensions

Overall: 15.8 x 11.2 x 9 cm (6 1/4 x 4 7/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-21

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment is the proper left shoulder and part of the back of a one-third life-sized male figure. The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and mica, the break areas look granulated. GD5.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa front 3. 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