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Left upper arm and chest fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1)

Dimensions

Overall: 8.9 x 9.7 x 6 cm (3 1/2 x 3 13/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-557a

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment of a proper left upper arm and chest of a medium sized statue. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1). 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