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Statue of King Akhratan

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Statue of King Akhratan. Head and feet missing. Inscribed down column at back.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, debris south of Hall of Great Temple of Amen (B 503). 1916: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 4th century B.C.

Object Place for Label

Gebel Barkal, Great Temple of Amen, Sudan


Height: 85.5 cm (33 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite


The Ancient World