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Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Room 907

Dimensions

Other: 12.5 x 4.5 x 11.8 cm (4 15/16 x 1 3/4 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-134.8

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with dark band

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Sculpture fragment with one worked surface, not polished. Surface flares at edge and incised inscriptions on flat portion of worked surface. Three raised ridges. Field register says there are 14 fragments. Band of dark gray and also area of some large, whitish crystals. See Documentation for other like pieces.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 907. 1919: 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