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 501, I-4

Dimensions

Other: 20 x 8.9 x 9.5 cm (7 7/8 x 3 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-734

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Large rectilinear fragment with 1 polished, surface with incised hieroglyphs and 2 incised border lines at right angles. Two columns of hieroglyphs separated by vertical parallel lines (2). Top hieroglyphs give the name of the Temple of Soleb. See Related. See Documentation.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B-501 I-4. 1919: 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