Fragment of cobra hood
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 II 4
Other: 11.8 x 5.6 x 8.3 cm (4 5/8 x 2 3/16 x 3 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
gray granite with black and white inclusions
Not On View
Proper right side of hood of cobra. Two polished, worked surfaces form an edge. One face has incised line and other is curved and concave and flares at edge where it joins a figure. Other non joining cobra fragments are 19-12-142 and Eg.Inv.11837. See Documentation.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 II 4. 1919: 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