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Statue of King Anlamani

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Colossal figure of King Anlamani, inscribed down a column at the back. He weas a headdress that is broken and mended. Two uraei are on the forehead of the headdress. Part of the headdress and the neck are restored. The nose is chipped. He wears a kilt with incised lines and a plain...

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From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, temple B 500 A (upper part of feather headdress from temple B 904). 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. (Accession Date: August 1, 1923)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C.


Northern Province, Nubia (Sudan)


Height: 381 cm (150 in.) Approximate Weight: 7900 kg (17416.3 lb.)

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Medium or Technique

Granite gneiss


The Ancient World