Fragment of a hand

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)

Dimensions

Thickness: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2324

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of a right hand showing five fingers with carved finger nails.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 4 (Queen Khensa). 1919: 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