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Right hand from a statue of Dionysos

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Bronze hand from a sculpture. It is a hollow caste. The hand is grasping a staff. The surface is corroded. It belongs with 24.896 and head no. 24.957.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe, Pyr. N V [Excav. date] Dec. 1921

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Greek, Hellenistic Period, 150–50 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 069.

Dimensions

Length: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.897

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture