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Sculpture fragment

Sculpture fragment with one worked, unpolished surface with flaring edge and incised with inscriptions. Field register says there are 5 fragments. Band of dark gray and also area of some large, whitish crystals. See Documentation for other like pieces.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 807. 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: 7.9 x 5.9 x 10 cm (3 1/8 x 2 5/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-142.2

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with dark band

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture