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Sculpture fragment of colossal statue

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal B501 VI to VII 7 debris

Dimensions

Other: Largest14.5 x 5.7 x 5.3 cm (5 11/16 x 2 1/4 x 2 1/16 in.) Other: Smallest 3.1 x 2.4 x 2.8 cm (1 1/4 x 15/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-266.3

Medium or Technique

Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two non joining fragments of pleated kilt. Larger one joins 20-1-266.2. See Documentation for other possible fragments of this colossal sculpture.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Sudan B501 VI to VII 7 debris. 1920 :Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition