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Waist and legs of a seated figure

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This fragment comes from a statue of a seated figure on a throne with a back. The hands rest on the knees. The figure is wearing a long, close-fitting skirt, which extends to the ankles. It is broken off just above the waist and below the ankles. Over all it is battered. The stone is black...

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Provenance

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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 30 x 13.8 x 20.3 cm (11 13/16 x 5 7/16 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1190a

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture