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Incised sculpture fragments

Three base fragments. Two have rectilinear surfaces. The largest has a partial hieroglyph.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501, area 0-5m between lines of North & South curtain walls. 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other (Largest): 5.2 x 3.6 x 3.2 cm (2 1/16 x 1 7/16 x 1 1/4 in.) Other (Smallest): 0.7 x 2.2 x 1.7 cm (1/4 x 7/8 x 11/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions


The Ancient World