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Right hand and and thigh of a seated figure

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-7

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 11 x 1.7 cm (2 9/16 x 4 5/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-453

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment is the proper right upper leg and hand of a seated figure. 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 X corridor 5-7. 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