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Lower leg fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)a

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 3 x 1.6 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-593c

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment is the lower leg of a very small figure. The stone is black serpentinite with blue-green mottled coloration on surface. Object Register identifies this as “c”.
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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)a. 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