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Rectilinear sculpture fragment

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Rectilinear fragment with two worked surfaces. No decoration.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, No. 503. 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. (Accession date: )

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 5.2 x 4.8 x 3.8 cm (2 1/16 x 1 7/8 x 1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-314d.7

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture