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Sculpture fragment of a proper right hand

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 7 debris

Dimensions

Other: 4.2 x 7.9 x 4.2 cm (1 5/8 x 3 1/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-333

Medium or Technique

Gray-green greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of proper right hand and wrist, the hand curled in a fist with the index finger and thumb extended. Hand was resting on thigh of figure and a fragment of that surface is attached to the palm of the hand.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 7 debris. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition