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Waist and legs of an inscribed standing figure

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This fragment of a torso comprises the waist and upper legs of a standing statuette. A short kilt projects with both hands outspread upon it. There are traces of inscription down the back support. The surface is much weathered. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, 1 km east south east of K XXII. 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: 13.4 x 10 x 13 cm (5 1/4 x 3 15/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1186

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture