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Mummified Hand and Forearm of Pharaoh Nephren-Ka

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Item# 72304
14th Dynasty, Egypt (Middle Kingdom) 1750 B.C.
Discovered in 1844 by Prof. Enoch Bowen, Providence, RI

Currently housed at the Miskatonic University Special Collections Department

Measures 17" x 9.5"

This piece will be on display as part of a set at the Ars Necronomica [link] art show during NecronomiCon, Providence this August.
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Focal Length
4 mm
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Date Taken
Jul 7, 2013, 4:46:51 PM
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HerbertWHobbyist Artisan Crafter
I've just started working on something similar. I've been trying to figure out how to display it upright. But I guess attaching it directly to the base would do.
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This is brilliant - the only negative I can think of is perhaps the bindings on the forearm should be loose, to allow for the fact the cadaver shrivelled during mummification.  But this is just brilliant.
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They are somewhat loose but the real mummy arm I was using for reference had most of the bandages fused to the flesh. This is common for most Egyptian mummies due to their use of resin to help bind it all together.
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Did not know that, would have thought otherwise. But obviously you've researched well.
BaronOffero's avatar
It looks great. I look forward to seeing it in person in Providence.
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What if someone used it as a backscratcher?
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As long as they pay for it, they can do what they want.
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zombiequadrille Traditional Artist
...and if this goes well maybe his left hand will show up! Turned out GREAT!
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Thanks, Joe. Not happy with the picture but I was under deadline to get it in the mail!
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fucking great!
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hollymessingerProfessional Artisan Crafter
ooh, now THAT I would want for my collection.
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Thanks! It'll be for sale at NecronomiCon Providence in August.
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halloweenchild13Hobbyist General Artist
Cool :D if not a little creepy :-/ XD
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