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Model phallus

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 480; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

4.2 x 3.7 x 8.7 cm (1 5/8 x 1 7/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-336a

Medium or Technique

Yellow sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Model phallus, incomplete. Oval section.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 480, February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition