Head from a statuette of a deity

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
100–300


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 Outer Court, Area IX-6

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 126.

Dimensions

Height: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.3099

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This head comes from a statuette of a combined deity. It wears a wreath associated with Apollo and a crescent moon identified with Artemis.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B501. 1920: 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