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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: 8.2 x 7.1 x 1.6 cm (3 1/4 x 2 13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-276.2

Medium or Technique

Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment of wig or kilt-slightly curved surface. 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