Falcon body fragment?

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex 2 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 4.8 x 2.1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-5

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a small highly crystallized fragment wth one edge that flares up. It is thought to be related to falcon 23.1470. See Related Works under Documentation, and Notes.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex 2 debris. 1920: 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