Victory stele of Thutmose III

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III
1479–1425 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Gebel Barkal, temple of Amen

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 172 x 90 x 18 cm (67 11/16 x 35 7/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.733

Medium or Technique

Granite

On View

Egypt: Sculpture and Tomb Chapels (Gallery 209)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Stele

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, temple B 500, first court (B 501, III-V, VI). January 19, 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1923: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
(Accession Date: August 1, 1923)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition