Head with a globular body
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Carved head with a globular body. The top of the head is flat and shaved off at an angle; a groove in the flat top may have accomodated a headdress.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition