Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, N503

Dimensions

Other: 7.2 x 7.4 x 5.4 cm (2 13/16 x 2 15/16 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-314k

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. Belongs to same object as 20-1-335. Part of a Tyet knot (?) in high relief.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, N503. 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