Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 7 debris

Dimensions

Other: 8.3 x 7.4 x 5 cm (3 1/4 x 2 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-335

Medium or Technique

Brown gray Granite with red inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Edge fragment of brown gray granite with red inclusions. Part of a ‘Djed’ sign in relief. 3 worked sides, one side with a flare; other two sides have four raised ridges. Belongs to same object as 16-4-314k.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 7 debris. 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