Fragment of sphinx
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, between 520 and circular wall B-1000
Other: 8.2 x 5.5 x 7.5 cm (3 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragment of sphinx. One of 16 fragments. One sculpted surface with part of chest and vertical hair striations.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between 520 and circular wall B-1000. 1916: 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