Unidentified fragments of sphinx
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.1 debris
Other (Largest): 5.5 x 4.9 x 2.2 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 x 7/8 in.) Other (Smallest): 6.5 x 1.5 x 2.5 cm (2 9/16 x 9/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two fragments of sculpture that appear to be part of the sphinx sculpture. One piece has one sculpted surface, the other has no worked surfaces. Black granodiorite.
From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex.1 debris. 1919: 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