Inscribed sculpture fragment

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 Area 0-5m W of and between N and S curtain

Dimensions

Other: 17.5 x 10.2 x 19.3 cm (6 7/8 x 4 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-279a

Medium or Technique

Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Large fragment with one worked surface with incised hieroglyphs of a standing man with a staff. Cream coating on inscribed surface. See Documentation.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 Area 0-5m "W" of and between "N" and "S" 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