Fragment of Meroitic stele
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B551 debris "W" of door Pylon 500 I
Overall: 5.2 x 8.3 x 11 cm (2 1/16 x 3 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a gray granodiorite stele fragment with one complete and two partial horizontal lines of incised Meroitic script seperated by incised register lines. Style A. Line width is 3.9 cm.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B551 debris "W" of door Pylon 500 I. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition