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Torso fragment

This is a fragment with three worked surfaces. It is the lateral cross-section of the front and back left of a shoulder and a portion of the pectoral on the front and the beginning of the back pillar on the back.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III hall A. 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: 2.5 x 4.7 x 9.2 cm (1 x 1 7/8 x 3 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5725

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture