Rectilinear fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 801

Dimensions

Other: 9.7 x 4.1 x 13.7 cm (3 13/16 x 1 5/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-4e

Medium or Technique

Gray granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a fragment with two lines of Meroitic inscription on the one worked surface.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 801. 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