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Sculpture fragment

Top of head of colossal figure. Crown of sun disc and uraeus. The ear on left side appears to be a ram's ear with horn curving around it. Corner of wig with vertical striations.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 702. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 38 x 29 x 23 cm (14 15/16 x 11 7/16 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-263

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture