Sculpture fragment of a face
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 6 debris
Other: 5.2 x 8.2 x 3.2 cm (2 1/16 x 3 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
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Sculptural fragment of the left portion of a face. The features look disctinctively Nubian. Finely featured, cheek, lips, and chin. Distinctive inclusions of white circular bands on mouth and cheek.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 6 debris. 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