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Fragment of base of statue. Two polished surfaces and bottom. Side surface is curved concavely and top face is slightly convex with a flared edge.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B900 Ex2 debris. 1920: 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: 11.2 x 5.7 x 10.1 cm (4 7/16 x 2 1/4 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-78

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture