Fragment of base of King Senkamanisken

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 520 in cirular well B-1000

Dimensions

Other: 9.3 x 14.5 x 22.3 cm (3 11/16 x 5 11/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-263a

Medium or Technique

Gray granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Corner fragment of statue base of King Senkamanisken. The incised hieroglyphs include Nebty title on one side and Horus name on other.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal 520 in cirular well B-1000. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-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