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Hand and knee fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa front 5

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 3.3 x 4.2 cm (7/16 x 1 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1045

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment of an open left hand resting flat on the knee of a figure. The stone is grayish-green greywacke.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa front 5. 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition