Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B500 doorway

Dimensions

Other: 10.8 x 12.4 x 12.8 cm (4 1/4 x 4 7/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-123

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of sculpture with finished sides and top. The top curved with a cylindrical shaped object modelled on top of it. Large scale cobra tail possibly? See Documentation for other related cobra fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B500 doorway. 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