Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex2 debris

Dimensions

Other: 17 x 8.5 x 14.5 cm (6 11/16 x 3 3/8 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-110

Medium or Technique

Brown gray Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Rectilinear fragment with 3 polished flat surfaces. This piece is unusual in that it has two surfaces which are perpendicular, but the third is at a 45 degree angle to the others.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex2 debris. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition