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Falcon beak

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This is a highly polished falcon beak fragment with two incised lines. It attaches to 23.1470.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B503 Ex "N". 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 6.7 x 5 x 5.8 cm (2 5/8 x 1 15/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-356

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture