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Lower left leg of a striding male

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This fragment includes the left advancing lower leg, ankle and part of the top of the foot, except the toes. Overall, these two fitting fragments make the legs of a walking figure. It is inscribed down the back pillar. The stone is black granodiorite with sporadic black biotite inclusions and...

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From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III street 6(1). 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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


Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)


Overall: 15.5 x 8.5 x 28 cm (6 1/8 x 3 3/8 x 11 in.)

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The Ancient World