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Shoulders and upper arms fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 19 x 26 x 14.5 cm (7 1/2 x 10 1/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-251

Medium or Technique

Yellow sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Upper torso of statuette, shoulders and both upper arms. Female? Collar in relief. At back two vertical stripes likely indicating counterpoise of necklace, and a belt? indicated by three deeply incised lines

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building 700, trench C. 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