Fragment of wig

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 area

Dimensions

Other: 18.9 x 11 x 6.1 cm (7 7/16 x 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-276

Medium or Technique

Brown gray Granite with red inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One curved fragment with incised lines, probably from a wig.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 area, 0-5m West of and between lines of North and South curtain wall. 1920: 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