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Left hand of a kneeling figure

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.8 x 6.9 x 13.3 cm (2 11/16 x 2 11/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

14.1184

Medium or Technique

Indurated limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is the left hand, holding a ‘nw’ pot, from a kneeling figure. Remains of the knee exist below the hand; the nw pot is drilled out on the inside.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 4(1). 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