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Right elbow and thigh of a seated figure

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This is the right arm and side of thigh from a seated statue. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 5-12. 1914: 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: 10.5 x 3 x 7.7 cm (4 1/8 x 1 3/16 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1080

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture