Sculpture fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Mirgissa, Room 1, debris from inner fort

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 4.6 x 3.5 x 2.4 cm (1 13/16 x 1 3/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1903

Medium or Technique

Stone(?)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of baboon(?) made of soft, white stone(?).

Provenance

From Mirgissa, debris of inner fort, Room 1. 1931: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition