Feather pattern fragment
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex 2 debris
Other: 6.1 x 5.5 x 2.4 cm (2 3/8 x 2 3/16 x 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Fragment with one finished surface with incised feather pattern of rounded chest feathers, that looks like scales. One edge of worked surface has slight upward flare.These are the same pattern and stone, but non joining, as 16-4-122.2, 19-1-402, 16-2-142 , 20-1-91, 16-4-121.2, 20-1-194. See Documentation for other bird related fragments of black granodiorite.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition