Statuette fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, D 500

Dimensions

Other: 6 x 4.5 x 5.8 cm (2 3/8 x 1 3/4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-253

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Finely shaped and incised upper part of statuetteof Thoth as baboon

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, D500. 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