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Cow head

Sculpture of cow's head.

Provenance

From Nubia, Gebel Barkal, D500. 1916 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 5.0 x 3.5 x 6.7 cm (1 15/16 x 1 3/8 x 2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-277

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture