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Fragment of Meroitic stele

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B503 ex. "N"

Dimensions

Overall: 13.6 x 7 x 11.5 cm (5 3/8 x 2 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-715b

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

This is a gray granodiorite stele fragment with four horizontal lines of incised Meroitic script seperated by incised register lines. Style A. Line width is 3.0 cm.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B503 ex. "N". 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