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Right hand fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa front 5

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 x 3 x 1 cm (7/8 x 1 3/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.989

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is the clenched right hand of a small-scale seated figure.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K II Upper Defuffa front 5. 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