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Leg fragment of sphinx (?)

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Possibly leg fragment from sphinx. Two sculpted surfaces one of which has a double incised curvy line.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between 520 and circular well B-1000. 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

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep II, 1427–1400 B.C.

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 8.2 x 5.9 x 5.6 cm (3 1/4 x 2 5/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-263.4

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture