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Thumb fragment

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)b

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 1.1 x 0.9 cm (1 15/16 x 7/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

14-2-612.7

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment is a thumb from an outstretched right hand.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 2(1)b. 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