Leg 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 5.9 x 5.6 cm (3 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions
Not On View
Possibly leg fragment from sphinx. Two sculpted surfaces one of which has a double incised curvy line.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between 520 and circular well 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