Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B500 doorway
Other: 10.8 x 12.4 x 12.8 cm (4 1/4 x 4 7/8 x 5 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Gray granite with black and white inclusions
Not On View
Fragment of sculpture with finished sides and top. The top curved with a cylindrical shaped object modelled on top of it. Large scale cobra tail possibly? See Documentation for other related cobra fragments.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B500 doorway. 1920: 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