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Wall relief

This is one fragment with one worked suface.The one worked surface has incised hieroglyphs on it.The hieroglyphs include 'R', walking legs, and an Egyptian vulture.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 700-D. 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: 19.3 x 18.7 x 11.5 cm (7 5/8 x 7 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-242

Medium or Technique

Brown granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief