Fragment of back pillar of Amenhotep III

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B-501 VIII 2 under brick walls

Dimensions

Other: 5.6 x 7 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-91

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear fragment of back pillar of Amenhotep III. Three dressed polished faces, one with 2 incised, parallel lines. Smallest face flares at edge. Joins with 20-1-136. See Documentation.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 2 under brick walls. 1920: 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