Sculpture fragments of colossal statue
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B501 VI-VII, 7 debris
Other: 27 x 13.5 x 11 cm (10 5/8 x 5 5/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions
Not On View
Three fragments, two joining. Found as excavators left them wrapped together in cheese cloth. Note that 20-1-265.1 is actually a lower left arm and elbow, and this therefore is not a seated statue. See Documentation for possible other parts of this colossal statue.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VI-VII 7 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