Statue of King Akhratan

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Akhratan
353–340 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 85.5 cm (33 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.735

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statue of King Akhratan. Head and feet missing. Inscribed down column at back.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, debris south of Hall of Great Temple of Amen (B 503). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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