Inscribed sculpture fragment
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 700 - D
Other: 7.3 x 6.3 x 5.5 cm (2 7/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Dark green gray stone
Not On View
Rectilinear fragment with one worked surface with 2 fragments of incised hieroglyphs of seated figure facing left over an eye. Same unusual material surface is dark green gray color often with a crackled texture. All incised marks are very finely executed and very crisp.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 700-D. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition