Stele fragment featuring bound prisoners

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 39 x 34.5 x 14.2cm (15 3/8 x 13 9/16 x 5 9/16in.)

Accession Number

21.11815

Medium or Technique

Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Contains cursive Meroitic text.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 551, III-3. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition