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Sculpture fragments of colossal statue

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), B501 area 0 to 5m W of between N and S curtain w

Dimensions

Other: Larger 3.9 x 1.8 x 4.7 cm (1 9/16 x 11/16 x 1 7/8 in.) Other: Smaller 4.3 x 3.4 x 2.2 cm (1 11/16 x 1 5/16 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-278.2

Medium or Technique

Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two fragments of kilt. See Documentation for other possible fragments of this colossal sculpture.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 area 0 to 5m W of between N and S curtain walls: 1920. 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