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Left upper arm of a male

This is a fragment of the proper left upper arm and part of chest of a male figure. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 6(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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 10.3 x 6 x 6.5 cm (4 1/16 x 2 3/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-1079

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture