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Fragments of a goose

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)

Dimensions

Width: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2280

Medium or Technique

Agate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two fragments of a goose with incised details.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition