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Incised sculpture fragments

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501, 0-5m between lines of N & S curtain walls

Dimensions

Other (Largest): 5.2 x 3.6 x 3.2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/4 in.) Other (Smallest): 0.7 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm (1/4 x 7/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-289.1

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Three base fragments. Two have rectilinear surfaces. The largest has a partial hieroglyph.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501, area 0-5m between lines of North & South curtain walls. 1920: 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