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Sculpture fragments of colossal statue

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VI-VII, 7 debris

Dimensions

Other: Joined 13.5 x 12 x 30 cm (5 5/16 x 4 3/4 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-265.1

Medium or Technique

Black Grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions and red inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two joining fragments of left elbow and part of lower left arm. Joins with upper left arm 20-1-264.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VI-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