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Sculpture fragment

Sculpture fragment with one worked surface, not polished. Surface flares at edge and incised inscriptions on flat portion of worked surface. Roughly circular, hard to read, hieroglyphs. Field register says there are 14 fragments. Band of dark gray and also area of some large, whitish...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 907. 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: 9.9 x 4.6 x 11.9 cm (3 7/8 x 1 13/16 x 4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-134.9

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with dark band

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture