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Fragment of colossal hand

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Pyramid VII

Dimensions

Other: 17.7 x 15.5 x 9 cm (6 15/16 x 6 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-540.10

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite with white inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One clenched colossal hand from statue. Surface extremely friable.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Pyramid VII. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition