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Hand and knee of a seated male

This is a fragment of a seated figure wearing a long kilt with an outstretched right hand resting on the knee.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XV grave K 1500 chamber XV debris. 1914: 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: 1.5 x 4.5 x 5.3 cm (9/16 x 1 3/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1329

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture