Head from a statuette of a deity
Roman Imperial Period
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 Outer Court, Area IX-6
Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 126.
Height: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This head comes from a statuette of a combined deity. It wears a wreath associated with Apollo and a crescent moon identified with Artemis.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition