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Crown of statue

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This is a fragment of double crown of a royal figure with a small fragment of head remaining.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between 520 and circ. well B-1000. 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: 15.6 x 13.9 x 12.2 cm (6 1/8 x 5 1/2 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-263.11

Medium or Technique

gray granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture