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Forearm or leg fragment

This fragemnt is the forearm or leg of figure. The stone is black serpentinite with blue-green mottled coloration on the surface.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-6. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 2.3 x 6.8 cm (7/8 x 7/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-452

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture