Falcon body fragment?

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III (?)
1390–1352 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.1 debris

Dimensions

Other: 10.8 x 3.2 x 3 cm (4 1/4 x 1 1/4 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-12-93.1

Medium or Technique

Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is one fragment with one polished finished rounded surface, of which one edge flares and curves.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.1 debris. 1919: 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