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Inscribed sculpture fragment

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Large fragment with one worked surface with incised hieroglyphs of a standing man with a staff. Cream coating on inscribed surface. See Documentation.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 Area 0-5m "W" of and between "N" and "S" curtain walls. 1920: 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, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 17.5 x 10.2 x 19.3 cm (6 7/8 x 4 x 7 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Black grano-diorite with black sparkly inclusions


The Ancient World