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Fragment of back pillar of Amenhotep III

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Rectilinear fragment with 2 dressed surfaces. Two surfaces at right angles form an edge. One face has hieroglyphs contained in a box/square. Fragment of back pillar of Amenhotep III. See Documentation.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B-900 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, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 7.6 x 6.1 x 3.4 cm (3 x 2 3/8 x 1 5/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions


The Ancient World