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Stele fragment featuring bound prisoners

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Contains cursive Meroitic text.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 551, III-3. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Sudanese government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 39 x 34.5 x 14.2cm (15 3/8 x 13 9/16 x 5 9/16in.)

Accession Number

21.11815

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Stele