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Elbow and back fragment

This is a fragment of an elbow and part of the back of a statuette. The stone is dark gray granite with many small pink feldspar inclusions and mica inclusions.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1). 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. (Note check provenance and number as 14-2-1135 are all K X 1078).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 9 x 13 cm (2 3/4 x 3 9/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-1135d

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture