Inscribed torso of a male
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa surface, first ring of stone
Overall: 13.2 x 12 x 12 cm (5 3/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This is a fragment of the torso of a standing male with long, high-waisted kilt with a crease up the front. It is inscribed. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.
From Nubia, Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa surface of first ring of stones east of Tell. 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: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition