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Torso fragment of an unidentified striding male deity; arms at side, left leg advanced. --Overall there are thirteen figures total. There are three of the four sons of Horus, and the feet of the fourth son is present. There are also three goddesses, (Neith, one goddess with no crown, and one...

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Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 20 .1917: 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, Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa, 653–643 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 6.3 cm (2 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-166

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture