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Sculpture fragment of colossal statue

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 4 debris

Dimensions

Other: 11.6 x 8.8 x 3.7 cm (4 9/16 x 3 7/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-2-148.1

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment of a pleated surface either a kilt or wig. Very much weathered.
See Documentation for other possible fragments of this colossal sculpture.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 4 debris. 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