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Fragment of bird talon

One fragment bird talon with clearly defined claw nail. See Documentation for other bird related fragments of black granite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building 850. 1920: 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

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 9.7 x 2.7 x 4.5 cm (3 13/16 x 1 1/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-206

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture