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Fragments of the bark stand of King Atlanersa

Box of small undecorated fragments from the bark stand of king Atlanersa, some with finished surface.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, temple of Atlanersa and Senkamanisken, Room II (B 703). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1923: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa, 653–643 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

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Medium or Technique

Granite gneiss


The Ancient World


Architectural elements