Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B-501, IV 2
Other: 7 x 12 x 12 cm (2 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
gray granite with black and white inclusions
Not On View
Fragment with 2 polished, finished, and parallel faces. One is undecorated. One has two large scale incised hieroglyphs of “netcher” and “nefer”, meaning “the good god”. The surface with portion of incised hieroglyphs has a flared edge.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B-501, IV 2 1920: 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