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Head from a statuette of a deity

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This head comes from a statuette of a combined deity. It wears a wreath associated with Apollo and a crescent moon identified with Artemis.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B501. 1920: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Roman Imperial Period, 100–300

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 126.

Dimensions

Height: 6.8 cm (2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.3099

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture