Torso of King Amenhotep III in jubilee dress

New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
1390–1352 B.C.

Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, Temple B 900


Other: 22.5 x 12.8 x 13.7 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/16 x 5 3/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Not On View


The Ancient World



This fragment is the proper right torso of a seated king in jubilee dress, with part of the broad collar, flail, and right arm in high relief, and the majority of the shoulder is present. The back has part of a broad collar and the smooth part of the upper back and shoulder. It joins the proper left part of the torso, 16-4-311, and back pillar, Eg.Inv.11955. See Related for parts of whole.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Temple B 900. 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