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Breast, shoulders and back of head fragment

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Fragment of sculpture. Breast, shoulders, and back of head and instep of foot. Head bent sharply back from shoulders. Bound captive?

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, North from 902, bank of debris. 1916: 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

Nubian,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 18.8 x 14.2 x 6 cm (7 3/8 x 5 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-408

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture