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Left knee and thigh of a striding male

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This fragment is the fully modeled knee and upper thigh of the left leg of a striding figure. A corner of the central panel of the kilt is visible. This joins the lower part of the leg 14-1-451=14.1035. The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and mica, the break...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X corridor 9-12. 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: 8.8 x 11 cm (3 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)-fragment a.

Accession Number

14.1060

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture