Torso and arm of a male

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room A entrance

Dimensions

Overall: 16.3 x 10.5cm (6 7/16 x 4 1/8in.)

Accession Number

13.5696

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is the fragment of a toso and arm of a male statuette. The right upper arm and part of the torso are preserved. The stone is black granodiorite with small evenly distributed white and black biotite inclusions (may be diorite). GD3.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room A entrance. 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