Fragment of Meroitic stele
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 IV 4
Overall: 6.5 x 9 x 9 cm (2 9/16 x 3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a gray granodiorite stele fragment with two complete and one partial horizontal lines of incised Meroitic script seperated by incised register lines. Style B. Line width is 3.1 cm.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 IV 4. 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