Sculpture fragment

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Isis temple, Room H

Dimensions

Other: 6.3 x 10.6 x 4.4 cm (2 1/2 x 4 3/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-130

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Weathered alabaster hand from statuette, nearly complete, only portion of thumb missing. Long fingers and nail detailing shown in incision.

Provenance

From Giza, Isis temple, Room H. 1926; Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition