Sculpture fragment of colossal statue
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 3 debris
Other (Larger): 12.6 x 2.4 x 6.5 cm (4 15/16 x 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions
Not On View
Sculptural fragment with one curved very worn worked surface, possibly part of a pleated skirt or wig. See Documentation for other possible fragments of this colossal sculpture.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501VIII 3 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