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Incised sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 9 x 9.9 x 6.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-12-140

Medium or Technique

Brown gray granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is one fragment with incised relief of a vulture and a cobra both over ‘neb’ baskets, forming “Nebty” title, on one finished surface.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex 1 debris. 1919: 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