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Sculpture fragment of upper arm of colossal statue

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 501 VI to VII 7, debris

Dimensions

Other: 33.5 x 17 x 17.5 cm (13 3/16 x 6 11/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-264

Medium or Technique

Black Grano-diorite with red inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Upper left arm of colossal statue. Narrow ridge attachment. Joins bent elbow 20-1-265.1.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VI to VII, 7 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