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Torso of a standing male

This is a fragment of the proper left shoulder to thigh of a standing male figure wearing a kilt. The figure has a back pillar. It joins 20.1205a, which is the lower half of the body including the left elbow and hand and part of back pillar. The stone is black serpentinite with blue-green...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)a. 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: 7.5 x 6.3 x 5.9 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/2 x 2 5/16 in.) Total height: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1205b

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture