Right hand and lap fragment from a scribe statue
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room B debris
Overall: 8.5 x 7.8 x 5.3 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
This fragment is of a closed right hand resting on the corner of a crossed leg. It is probably from a figure of a scribe (see 13-12-51a). It is very crudely worked, coarse alabaster.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV room B debris. 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