Fragment of a bound captive

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, N from 902, bank of debris

Dimensions

Overall: 18.8 x 14.2 x 6 cm (7 3/8 x 5 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-408

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment of sculpture of a bound captive with head bent back, including the chest, shoulders, and back of a wig. Above the head is a fragment of what may be a fist or foot.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, North from 902, bank of debris. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition