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Waist and legs of a seated figure

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This is a lower body fragment from a seated statue. The fragment is from the stomach to the shins of figure sitting on a throne. The arms are extended with the hands on the knees. The figure is wearing a long skirt. It is uninscribed. The surface is polished, but chipped in some areas. The...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XVI (6) middle. 1914: 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: 21.9 x 13.8 x 20 cm (8 5/8 x 5 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1195

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture