Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, N503

Dimensions

Other: 4.1 x 2.7 x 3.6 cm (1 5/8 x 1 1/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-314d.5

Medium or Technique

Dark green gray stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear corner fragment. Dressed on 2 sides that form an edge. Same unusual material surface is dark green gray color often with a crackled texture. All incised marks are very finely executed and very crisp.

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