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Head of ba statue

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Head of statuette. Beard missing, headdress broken off above sundisk.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal 700 D, March, 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 20.5 cm (3 15/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-462

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture