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Fragment of hood of cobra

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Edge of bottom front of cobra hood. Fragment with one polished, worked surface that is slightly curved, incised with 2 parallel lines. Goes with 19-1-236 and Eg.Inv.11837. See Documentation.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B-900 Ex 1 debris. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom,


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 4.8 x 9.9 x 4.1 cm (1 7/8 x 3 7/8 x 1 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

gray granite with black and white inclusions


The Ancient World