Fragment of back pillar of Amenhotep III

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B-502 Ex 4

Dimensions

Other: 10.5 x 10.3 x 16.8 cm (4 1/8 x 4 1/16 x 6 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-136

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear fragment of polished gray granite. One flat face with the deeply incised hieroglyphs Neb Maat Re and one concave face at right angle. Joins with 20-3-91. Both back pillar fragments. Part of back pillar of Amenhotep III. See Documentation.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B-502 Ex 4. 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