Inscribed stele fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502, I, 7

Dimensions

Overall: 17.4 x 22 x 9.5 cm (6 7/8 x 8 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-365

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

One rectilinear fragment with two worked surfaces forming the top and front corner. One side is undecorated. The other side has incised hieroglyphs including netcher and fragments of other signs.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502, I, 7. 1919: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition