Inscribed torso of statuette
Napatan or Meroitic
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, 704
Overall: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two fragments of a small standing statuette. The face is broken off and missing. One fragment extends from the waist to the chest. The second piece extends from the shoulders to the neck and lower part of head. The left leg is advanced, the hands are held at the sides. The back pillar is inscribed with a htp di nswt offering formula and prt khrw to Ptah Sokar Osiris. There are no titles or names on this fragment.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal 704. 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