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Legs of a dyad

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This fragment is a portion of a striding male figure consisting of part of the kilt and and upper legs. The proper left leg is advanced, the right hand is clenched at his side and holds a handkerchief. The back and right side of the back support is preserved, it is broken on the left side where...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave K 1043 no.12. 1913: 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: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 13.5 x 13.8 cm (7 5/16 x 5 5/16 x 5 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3981

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture