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Sculpture fragment of colossal statue

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501, area 0-5m West of between N & S curtain wa

Dimensions

Other (Larger): 9.7 x 4.5 x 11.2 cm (3 13/16 x 1 3/4 x 4 7/16 in.) Other (Smaller): 7 x 6.6 x 1.6 cm (2 3/4 x 2 5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-287

Medium or Technique

Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two fragments of wig or kilt, one much weathered, one has curved line of kilt, wig. See Documentation for other possible fragments of this colossal sculpture.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501area 0-5m West of between North & South curtain walls. 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