Waist and legs of a seated figure
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI (6) middle
Overall: 21.9 x 13.8 x 20 cm (8 5/8 x 5 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a lower body fragment from a seated statue. The fragment is from the stomach to the shins of figure sitting on a throne. The arms are extended with the hands on the knees. The figure is wearing a long skirt. It is uninscribed. The surface is polished, but chipped in some areas. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI (6) middle. 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.
(Accession date March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition