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Hand and kilt

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV street 1

Dimensions

Overall: 4.5 x 3.5 x 0.7 cm (1 3/4 x 1 3/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5710

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is the right hand and part of the kilt from a standing man.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K IV street 1. 1913: 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