User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Left cheek and earlobe fragment

Start collecting

One fragment of highly polished brown-gray granite sculpture with red inclusions. One finished surface. Left cheek and earlobe. Goes with 16-4-263.7 and 16-4-263.6

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Building 500 Trench D. 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 9.5 x 8.9 x 3.6 cm (3 3/4 x 3 1/2 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-234

Medium or Technique

Brown gray granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture