Falcon (?) sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 1000 well

Dimensions

Other: 12.6 x 10 x 4.1 cm (4 15/16 x 3 15/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-21.1

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment with one worked face. Black granodiorite with red inclusions. Possibly base edge of falcon or other sculpture of like material.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 1000 well. 1916: 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