Sculpture fragments

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 1000 well

Dimensions

Other (Largest): 8.9 x 11 x 4.5 cm (3 1/2 x 4 5/16 x 1 3/4 in.) Other (Smallest): 4 x 8.5 x 2.6 cm (1 9/16 x 3 3/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-121

Medium or Technique

Brown gray granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two fragments, larger one with no worked surfaces, smaller fragment has two dressed surfaces, one with 6 diagonal incised parallel lines which looks like a portion of a plaited beard.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 1000 well. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition