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

Overall: 3.8 x 1.2 x 4.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1/2 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19-12-72b

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with one worked highly polished surface, slightly rounded and undecorated. It is thought to be related to falcon 23.1470. See “Related Works” under “Documentation.”

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 in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition