Fragment of cobra hood

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 west and south

Dimensions

Other: 6.8 x 2.8 x 8.8 cm (2 11/16 x 1 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-294

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear fragment with one worked surface with incised cobra hood lines. See Documentation for other cobra fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 West and South. 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