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Arm or leg fragment

This fragment of smooth alabaster is a large piece, probably the arm or leg from a life-size (or larger) figure.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III center. 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

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 8.5 x 8 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5724

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture