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Inscribed torso of statuette

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Two fragments of a small standing statuette. The face is broken off and missing. One fragment extends from the waist to the chest. The second piece extends from the shoulders to the neck and lower part of head. The left leg is advanced, the hands are held at the sides. The back pillar is...

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Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal 704. 1916: 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

Nubian, Napatan or Meroitic,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 18 cm (7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-204

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture