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Torso of a standing male

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This torso fragment comes from a standing male statuette. The arms extend straight down at the sides and the figure wears a long projecting ankle length skirt with modeled ties at the chest level. A plain back pillar ends below the shoulders. The head and neck are missing as are the lower end...

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From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room A. 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 March 1, 1920)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 33 x 14.8 x 15 cm (13 x 5 13/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

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The Ancient World