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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.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

16-4-263a

Medium or Technique

Gray granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture