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Leg fragment

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This fragment includes part of the lower forward leg of a figure. The stone is black granodiorite, the break areas look almost melted (often with large pink feldspar veins or inclusions). GD4.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X grave K 1078 debris. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 2.7 x 5.3 cm (2 13/16 x 1 1/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-1135b

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture