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Fragment of cobra hood

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal

Dimensions

Other: 7.8 x 6.2 x 7 cm (3 1/16 x 2 7/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.11699g

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

On View

Egyptian New Kingdom Gallery (Gallery 210)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

The piece joins the front of the edge of the hood of cobra 21.11699a-f.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal. 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