Falcon body fragment?

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (?)
1390–1352 B.C. (?)


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, No.901

Dimensions

Overall: 7.6 x 5 x 16.2 cm (3 x 1 15/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-223.2

Medium or Technique

Black sparkly granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a large sculptural fragment with one convexly curved polished surface. It may be related to falcon 23.1470. See “Related Works” under “Documentation.”

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, No.901. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition