Sculpture fragment with feather pattern

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Room 801

Dimensions

Other: 5.1 x 3 x 6.9 cm (2 x 1 3/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-142

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment with one finished surface with incised feather pattern of rounded chest feathers, that looks like scales.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 807. 1916: 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