Falcon body fragment?

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18 (?)
1390–1352 B.C. (?)


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, D500

Dimensions

Overall: 6.6 x 10 x 2.8 cm (2 5/8 x 3 15/16 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-250.1

Medium or Technique

Black sparkly granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One fragment with one polished convexly curved surface. It possibly fits with 16-4-250.1, as objects have a similar curve. It is thought to be related to falcon 23.1470. See “Related Works” under “Documentation.”

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, D500. 1916: 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