New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III (?)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, between D 500 and B 1000 well
Other: 13.8 x 17.8 x 9 cm (5 7/16 x 7 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions
Not On View
Sculptural fragment of upper torso of male figure with left arm bent and palm forward. There is a second open hand, palm up, modelled on the back of the left shoulder that must belong to a different figure. Around the neck there is a necklace with three elements: two flies flanking a central object. The sculpture is composed of two pieces that were glued together.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between D 500 and B 1000 well. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition