Heb sed claok fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 905

Dimensions

Other: 5.7 x 10.9 x 9.1 cm (2 1/4 x 4 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-18a.1

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This is the front center portion of an Osiris figure wearing Heb Sed Cloak with double, incised line on edges of cloak. The right arm is emerging from the cloak. It is highly polished and of fine quality. See documentation for related objects.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 905. 1916: 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