Wig fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502, II 4

Dimensions

Other: joined dimensions 10.2 x 5.8 x 2.8 cm (4 x 2 5/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-239

Medium or Technique

Black grano diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Two fragments that join. Both are rounded and incised with parallel lines. One side with curls. Forms part of duplex wig.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502, II 4. 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