User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Sculpture fragment

Sculpture fragment with two dressed sides, one curved but not polished, and other has incised inscriptions, and also not polished. Band of dark granite. Field register says there are 19 fragments. See Documentation for other like pieces.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 904. 1919: 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: 10.2 x 3.5 x 7.9 cm (4 x 1 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-122.10

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with dark band

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture