Pedestal fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid IV (Queen Khensa)

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 2.5 x 2.3 x 0.8 cm (1 x 7/8 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2330

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of a pedestal (base for a sculpture?) with two animal feet.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid IV (Queen Khensa). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition