Head of captive

Nubian
Napatan period to Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501

Dimensions

L x W x D 5.6 x 2.4 x 0.2 cm (2 3/16 x 15/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1746

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Head of captive in plate bronze. Some were nailed into flag staffs.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B501. 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