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Leg of a kneeling figure

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This is a leg fragment from a kneeling statue. The left leg is in a squatting position with the hand resting on the knee. Part of the right leg is horizontal with the foot behind the left ankle. Part of the kilt across the lap is visible. The surface is rough, but polished. The stone is black...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III. 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. (Accession date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 8 x 8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 1/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1220

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture