Bird leg fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B-900 ex 2 debris

Dimensions

Other: 14.8 x 7.2 x 6.2 cm (5 13/16 x 2 13/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-90

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One cylindrical fragment of bird leg with part of support behind leg. Cross-hatch design on front rounded portion. See Documentation for other bird related fragments of black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B-900 ex 2 debris. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition