Plaited beard fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, between 520 and curtain wall B-1000

Dimensions

Other: 11 x 4.5 x 3.5 cm (4 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-263.7

Medium or Technique

Brown gray granite with red inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment of the end of a plaited beard. Likely goes wtih face 16-2-234.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between 520 and curtain wall B-1000. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition