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Inscribed sculpture fragments

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VI-VII 7 debris

Dimensions

Other: (Largest) 6.4 x 3.4 x 6.7 cm (2 1/2 x 1 5/16 x 2 5/8 in.) Other: (Smallest) 5.7 x 6.8 x 1.7 cm (2 1/4 x 2 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-265.3

Medium or Technique

Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two fragments and chips. Both fragments have one flat worked surfaces with two incised lines. Cream coating on inscribed surface. Fragments were found wrapped together in cheese cloth. See Documentation.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VI-VII 7 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