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Torso of a standing male

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This fragment includes the shoulders, torso and part of the neck of a medium-sized statue. There are traces of a back pillar. The stone is black granodiorite with many large white inclusions. GD1.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K I Lower Deffufa room X. 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: 16.3 x 14.2 x 12.5 cm (6 7/16 x 5 9/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3980

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture