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Sculpture fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, No. 503

Dimensions

Other: 16 x 12.3 x 5.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 13/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-314f.1

Medium or Technique

Light gray Granite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment which is slightly concave on one face, unworked on the other faces. Likely this was a sculpture fragment that has been used as a grinding surface.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, No. 503. 1916: 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