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Sculpture fragment

Three fragments with bored vertical holes. Traces of red pigment? in boring. 16-4-263 has similar boring. One has deep groove on worked surface.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B514. 1916: 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: 11.9 x 6.4 x 6.4 cm (4 11/16 x 2 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.) Other: 8 x 7.2 x 5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 13/16 x 1 15/16 in.) Other (Diameter of boring): 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-112.1

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture