Boat stand of King Atlanersa

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
653–643 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Gebel Barkal, Temple B 703

Dimensions

Height x length x width, weight: 115 x 152.5 x 152.5 cm, 8164.75 kg (45 1/4 x 60 1/16 x 60 1/16 in., 18000.01 lb.)

Accession Number

23.728

Medium or Technique

Granite gneiss

On View

Egypt: Sculpture and Tomb Chapels (Gallery 209)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements

Provenance

Sudan, Gebel Barkal, temple of Atlanersa and Senkamanisken (B 703), room 2 . 1916: 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.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition