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Right arm and back fragment

This is a fragment of the back and proper right arm of a figure with a small part of the back pillar. The stone is black granodiorite with small evenly distributed white and black biotite inclusions (may be diorite). GD3.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 7-3. 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: 12 x 9.1 x 5.4 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-1-367

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture