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Fisted hand

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2500–2350 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2326 C / in upper debris

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 3 x 6.6 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/16 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.3449

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Alabaster; thumb, first finger and side of hand, grasping a handkerchief (?).

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, tomb G 2326 C / in upper debris. 1912: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition