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Inscribed sculpture fragments

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

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


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


Medium or Technique

Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View


The Ancient World



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.


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