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Fragment of cobra hood

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Rectilinear fragment with one worked surface with incised cobra hood lines. See Documentation for other cobra fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 West and South. 1919: 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 6.8 x 2.8 x 8.8 cm (2 11/16 x 1 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-294

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture