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Fragment of back pillar of Amenhotep III

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Rectilinear fragment of back pillar of Amenhotep III. Three dressed polished faces, one with 2 incised, parallel lines. Smallest face flares at edge. Joins with 20-1-136. See Documentation.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 VIII 2 under brick walls. 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, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 5.6 x 7 x 5.5 cm (2 3/16 x 2 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions


The Ancient World