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Rectilinear fragment

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This is a rectangluar block chipped at two corners with an incised inscription on one end that reads "? djer r (with a stroke under it) b."

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, 500-A between 600D and 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: 5.8 x 4.5 x 15.4 cm (2 5/16 x 1 3/4 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-289

Medium or Technique

Fine-grained dense green stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture