Rectilinear fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 500-A between 600D and 700 D

Dimensions

Other: 5.8 x 4.5 x 15.4 cm (2 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-289

Medium or Technique

Fine-grained dense green stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a rectangluar block chipped at two corners with an incised inscription on one end that reads “? djer r (with a stroke under it) b.”

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 500-A between 600D and 700 D. 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