Figurine fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid XV, room A

Dimensions

Length: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19.1786

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of a toe and claw from a bird (?) figurine.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of king Shabaka), room A. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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