Fragment of falcon feather headdress?

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 II 4

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 5.8 x 2 cm (1 3/16 x 2 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-237

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is one fragment with one flat surface with incised parallel lines, slightly curved (falcon headdress feathers?) It is thought to be related to falcon 23.1470. See “Related Works” under “Documentation.”

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition