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Fragment of base of King Senkamanisken

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Corner fragment of statue base of King Senkamanisken. The incised hieroglyphs include Nebty title on one side and Horus name on other.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal 520 in cirular well B-1000. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken, 643–623 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 9.3 x 14.5 x 22.3 cm (3 11/16 x 5 11/16 x 8 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Gray granite


The Ancient World