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Inscribed corner fragment

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This is a corner fragment of a statue with 3 worked surfaces. The front side has incised hieroglyphs and one side has a flared lip. The corner is chipped. There is a partial rekheyet bird on a neb basket.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Room 700-D. 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 9.5 x 7 x 22.5 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 8 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-483b

Medium or Technique

Gray granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture