Sculpture fragment with feather pattern
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Room 904
Other: 9.4 x 4.1 x 9.5 cm (3 11/16 x 1 5/8 x 3 3/4 in.)
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Fragment with one finished surface with incised feather pattern of rounded chest feathers, that looks like scales. These are the same pattern and stone, but non joining, as 16-4-122.2, 19-1-402, 16-2-142 , 20-1-91, 16-4-121.2, 20-1-194. See Documentation for other bird related fragments of black granite.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 904. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition