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Shoulder fragment

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This is a shoulder fragment of a medium-sized statue. There is a partial number legible: 313(?). The stone is black granodiorite with small evenly distributed white and black biotite inclusions (may be diorite). GD3.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Y(1), surface debris. 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: 5.5 x 3.6 x 2.3 cm (2 3/16 x 1 7/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

Su.313

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture