Human hand

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Amanishakhete
26–20 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. North, Pyramid 6

Dimensions

1.75 x 1.95 x 3.4 cm (11/16 x 3/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12469

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Small human hand, right clasped over remains of object, broken, incomplete, white bodied with a blue glaze.

Provenance

From Beg. North, Pyramid 8. 1921: 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