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This is a rounded fragment of body part (limb?). The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and mica, the break areas look granulated. GD5.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave 1026 no.5. 1913: 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: 4 x 1.9 x 7 cm (1 9/16 x 3/4 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

Su.696.3

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture