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Sculptural fragment of upper torso of male figure with left arm bent and palm forward. There is a second open hand, palm up, modelled on the back of the left shoulder that must belong to a different figure. Around the neck there is a necklace with three elements: two flies flanking a central...

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From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, between D500 and curtain wall 1000. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III (?), 1390–1352 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 13.8 x 17.8 x 9 cm (5 7/16 x 7 x 3 9/16 in.)

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Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions


The Ancient World