Hand

Egyptian
New Kingdom (?)


Dimensions

Width x length: 2.5 x 3.8 cm (1 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

72.807

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Hand fragment from a statue made of stone, which is greenish gray. It is polished, and the surface is scratched. It is modeled in the round. There is a hole at the end of the wrist.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way