Left hand of a seated figure
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III center
Overall: 6 x 7.8 x 11.8 cm (2 3/8 x 3 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a fragment of the left hand resting on the knee from a nearly life-sized seated statue. The fingers and fingernails are finely rendered. It joins wrist Eg.Inv.1462. The stone is black granodiorite with many large white inclusions. GD1.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III center. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition