Hand from a standing statue
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2184 E, in front of chamber I
Length: 12 cm (4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Well preserved left fist holding a cylindrical object. Traces of red paint preserved on palm. Covered in wax.
From Giza, G 2184 E, in front of chamber I. 1935: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Found in box with 13.3460, 3464-5.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition