Relief from pylon with figures of prisoners

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Shanadakhete
170–150 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Beg. N. XI

Dimensions

Height x length: 34 x 59.5 cm (13 3/8 x 23 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.871

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Relief

Sandstone block from pylon, with corner molding and sunk relief scene of prisoners led on a rope.

Provenance

From Meroe, Pyramid N XI. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1923: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition