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Base or edge corner fragment

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Small corner fragment, polished black, modeled. Possibly base edge of falcon or other sculpture of like material. See Documentation.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III (?), 1390–1352 B.C. (?)

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 4.4 x 6 x 1.6 cm (1 3/4 x 2 3/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-256

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture