Waist and legs of a seated figure
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room A
Overall: 30 x 13.8 x 20.3 cm (11 13/16 x 5 7/16 x 8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This fragment comes from a statue of a seated figure on a throne with a back. The hands rest on the knees. The figure is wearing a long, close-fitting skirt, which extends to the ankles. It is broken off just above the waist and below the ankles. Over all it is battered. The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and mica, the break areas look granulated. GD5. It joins 20.1190b.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room A. 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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition