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Torso fragment

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This is a fragment of the torso of a seated or squatting figure with the right hand across chest. The right hand and arm position is angled upwards, part of the modeling of the left arm is evident below the right. There is a broad back pillar. Likely this is a fragment of a seated figure....

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room A entrance. 1913: 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: 13.5 x 12 x 11 cm (5 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 4 5/16 in.);Other: Width of back pillar 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-33

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture