Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 V-5 debris

Dimensions

Other: 18.9 x 12.5 x 5 cm (7 7/16 x 4 15/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-243

Medium or Technique

Brown gray granite with red inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One worked, curved surface. Large fragment of highly polished granite sculpture. Likely part of coil of snake. See 20-1-225 and 21.11700.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 V-5 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