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Lower right leg of a striding male

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This fragment includes the right heel and lower leg of a statue of a striding man with the joining back pillar. The back pillar is inscribed with a portion of the offering formula "all food offerings and all things good and pure for the ka of" continuing on to the top of the next column, which...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 10(1). 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: 27 x 31.8 cm (10 5/8 x 12 1/2 in.) Overall: 27 x 13.5 x 31.8 cm (10 5/8 x 5 5/16 x 12 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1185a

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture