Inscribed sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII-3 debris

Dimensions

Other: 5.6 x 8 x 3.5 cm (2 3/16 x 3 1/8 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-2-154

Medium or Technique

Gray granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

2 worked surfaces. One is curved and has horizontal incised lines and part of incised hieroglyphic inscription that are a continuation of inscriptions on 20-2-132 that joins with it.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII-3 debris. 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