Fragment of Meroitic stele
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 Ex 4 debris
Overall: 4 x 8.2 x 12 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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This is a gray granodiorite stele fragment with one horizontal line of incised Meroitic script, with incised register lines. Two framents are joined. Style B. Line width is 3.0 cm.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 Ex 4 debris. 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