Leg of a kneeling figure
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III
Overall: 13.8 x 8 x 8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a leg fragment from a kneeling statue. The left leg is in a squatting position with the hand resting on the knee. Part of the right leg is horizontal with the foot behind the left ankle. Part of the kilt across the lap is visible. The surface is rough, but polished. The stone is black serpentinite, with a pure black shiny, slippery surface.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III. 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.
(Accession date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition