Colossal bird's leg fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 700 - D

Dimensions

Other: 9.8 x 7.8 x 6.8 cm (3 7/8 x 3 1/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-483a

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One cylindrical fragment of bird’s leg. Rounded worked surface with cross-hatch design. See Documentation for other bird related fragments of black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 700-D. 1916: 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