Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex2 debris

Dimensions

Other: 11.2 x 5.7 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 2 1/4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-78

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of base of statue. Two polished surfaces and bottom. Side surface is curved concavely and top face is slightly convex with a flared edge.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex2 debris. 1920: 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