Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 Ex 2 debris

Dimensions

Other: 4.7 x 3.6 x 3.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 7/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-12-29

Medium or Technique

Dark green gray stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Small rectilinear corner fragment. Two dressed faces forming right angle. Same object as 16-4-112.3 and 19-12-28. Same unusual material surface is dark green gray color often with a crackled texture. All incised marks are very finely executed and very crisp.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 Ex 2 debris. 1919: 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