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Wood fragment with relief carving

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Akinidad
84–69 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR II

Dimensions

17.8 x 5.0 x 3.6 cm (7 x 1 15/16 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-183

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Fragments

2 sides carved in very fine relief, left side - lower legs man small elephant, 2nd animal right side - feet of walking figure. See line drawing in Dunham, pyramids publication.

Provenance

Gebel Barkal PYR II; 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