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Legs of a seated figure

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room B debris

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 3.8 x 6.1 cm (1 15/16 x 1 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1168

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment of a small seated figure is comprised of two legs from the knee to lower calf and part of the back of the throne. The stone is coarse-grained alabaster.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room B debris. 1913: 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition