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Fragment of object

Fine grained, highly polished, rounded surface. Piece of cross section of human figure?

Provenance

Gebel Barkal B501. 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, Napatan period to Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia(Sudan)

Dimensions

LxWxH 3.0 x 2.1 x 1.6 cm (1 3/16 x 13/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2431

Medium or Technique

Green slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified