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Falcon body fragment?

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This is a small highly crystallized fragment wth one edge that flares up. It is thought to be related to falcon 23.1470. See Related Works under Documentation, and Notes.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex 2 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, Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 4.8 x 2.1 cm (1 9/16 x 1 7/8 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-5

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture