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-900 Ex 2 debris

Dimensions

Other: 7.6 x 6.1 x 3.4 cm (3 x 2 3/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-7

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear fragment with 2 dressed surfaces. Two surfaces at right angles form an edge. One face has hieroglyphs contained in a box/square. Fragment of back pillar of Amenhotep III. See Documentation.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B-900 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