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Torso of a striding male

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 8.9 x 6.5 cm (1 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1354

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is the lower torso and upper legs of a striding male figure wearing a pleated kilt. The right hand holds a folded cloth. A part of the back pillar remains.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)b. 1914: 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