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Hand fragment from statuette

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tumulus III, Hall A

Dimensions

Overall: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1311

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Hand. Blue glazed faience, right hand, partly open as if grasping something. Same scale as foot 20.1312, may belong to same figure. In Reisner publication as part of a faience boat model.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, Tumulus III, Hall A. December 1913: 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