Fragment of beard (?) of sphinx
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B9501, III 5 debris
Other: 6.7 x 3.8 x 3.7 cm (2 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment from sphinx statuette. One fragment with one large rounded dressed surface. Part of beard (?).
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501, III 5 debris. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition