Sculpture fragment

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III (?)
1390–1352 B.C. (?)


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Rm 907

Dimensions

Other: 8 x 10.5 x 2.8 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-134.3

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment with a finished surface with a small ridge. Possibly edge long feather. See Documentation for other bird related fragments of black granite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Rm 907. 1916: 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