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Leg and back pillar fragment

This is a pale alabaster fragment of part of a leg and part of the back pillar from a seated or standing statue.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV .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: 2.1 x 2.9 x 5 cm (13/16 x 1 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5691

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture