Left thumb fragment
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 5(1)
Overall: 17 x 18.4cm (6 11/16 x 7 1/4in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is part of a thumb of a left hand. The cuticle is carefully carved. The hand is grasping part of a large cylindrical object. Traces of black pigment remain.
From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III 5(1). 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition