Incised sculpture fragment

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

Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 Area 0-5m W of and between lines of N and S


Other: (Largest) 8.8 x 20.8 x 3.4 cm (3 7/16 x 8 3/16 x 1 5/16 in.) Other: (Medium) 3 x 7.6 x 10.5 cm (1 3/16 x 3 x 4 1/8 in.) Other: (Smallest) 6.5 x 8.3 x 1.3 cm (2 9/16 x 3 1/4 x 1/2 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions

Not On View


The Ancient World



Three rectilinear fragments all from a large flat base. The largest has a corner and two worked surfaces. The other two have one small worked surface each.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 Area 0-5m "W" of, and, between lines of "N" and "S" curtain walls. 1920: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
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Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition