Face of enemy fragment from sphinx
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.1 debris S IV 2-1
Other: 6.6 x 7 x 3 cm (2 5/8 x 2 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.)
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Fragment of finely featured face of an enemy. The fragment includes the right ear, cheek, eye, forehead, nose and mouth, and small part of left cheek. Part of the sphinx.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.1 debris S IV 2-1. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition