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Hand fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room D

Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 2.3 x 10 cm (2 1/2 x 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-398

Medium or Technique

Dark brown stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment of the fingers of a hand resting on part of the body of a figure. The stone is dark brown, fine-grained.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room D. 1913: 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