Falcon beak

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B503 Ex "N"

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 5 x 5.8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-356

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is a highly polished falcon beak fragment with two incised lines. It attaches to 23.1470.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B503 Ex "N". 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition