Inscribed corner fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Room 700-D

Dimensions

Other: 9.5 x 7 x 22.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-483b

Medium or Technique

Gray granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a corner fragment of a statue with 3 worked surfaces. The front side has incised hieroglyphs and one side has a flared lip. The corner is chipped. There is a partial rekheyet bird on a neb basket.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Room 700-D. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition