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Hand holding cloth

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2040–1640 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 7.3cm (2 3/16 x 2 7/8in.)

Accession Number

14-2-614b

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This fragment is the forearm and part of the right hand holding a cloth of a seated figure, resting on the figure’s lap. He wears a pleated kilt.

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