Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 501 VI 6 under brick walls

Dimensions

Other: 10.3 x 5.8 x 2.5 cm (4 1/16 x 2 5/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-87

Medium or Technique

gray Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment with two worked surfaces forming an edge. It has three horizontal registers with incised hieroglyphs, facing right. The surface is abraded. There are traces of red pigment (?).

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 501 VI 6 under brick walls. 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