Leg fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 5(3)

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 11.8 x 11 cm (2 3/8 x 4 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-495b

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment consists of the front portion of two legs. The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and mica, the break areas look granulated. GD5.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 5(3). 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