Sculpture fragment

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Aman...tekha
250–235 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 4

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 5.5 x 3.0 x 1.9 cm (2 3/16 x 1 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12467

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Head with tall crown flanked by feathers; uraeus on forehead; badly decayed.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. N.), Tomb 4. 1921: 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