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Fragment of falcon feather headdress?

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This is one fragment with one flat surface with incised parallel lines, slightly curved (falcon headdress feathers?) It is thought to be related to falcon 23.1470. See "Related Works" under "Documentation."

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 II 4. 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 5.8 x 2 cm (1 3/16 x 2 5/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-237

Medium or Technique

Granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture