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Colossal bird's leg fragment

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One cylindrical fragment of bird's leg. Rounded worked surface with cross-hatch design. See Documentation for other bird related fragments of black granodiorite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 700-D. 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: 9.8 x 7.8 x 6.8 cm (3 7/8 x 3 1/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-483a

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture