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Hand fragment

This is a fragment of the fingers of a hand resting on part of the body of a figure. The stone is dark brown, fine-grained.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K III room D. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2040–1640 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.3 x 2.3 x 10 cm (2 1/2 x 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-12-398

Medium or Technique

Dark brown stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture