Torso of female statue

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 VI 3

Dimensions

Other: 14 x 15 x 12 cm (5 1/2 x 5 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-677

Medium or Technique

Black Grano diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Breast of female statue with lappets of wig marked with rectangular incised curls. One shoulder and no arms. Striated wig on back that meets top of back pillar.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 VI 3. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition