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Stele shaped inlay (?) with enthroned king

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Round-topped stele inlay (?) with sunk relief image of enthroned Onuris-Shu, facing left, holding a was scepter, behind whom stands Tefnut in sunk relief.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Early Napatan Period, 750–650 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 4.4 x 3.1 x .6 cm (1 3/4 x 1 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.1818

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets