Crown with uraeus fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Between 520 and Well B1000

Dimensions

Other: 9.1 x 10 x 6.2 cm (3 9/16 x 3 15/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-263.6

Medium or Technique

Brown gray granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Portion of crown with uraeus and part of forehead and upper eye ridge. Face 16-4-234 possibly belongs to this head.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Between 520 and Well B1000. 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