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Right leg of a striding male

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This is the right leg of a man from the knee to ankle, striding position. The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and mica.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III center. 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: 13.5 x 6 x 7.8 cm (5 5/16 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1199

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture