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Fragment of polished gray granite with two roughly parallel faces, one with fragments of large-scale incised glyphs and surface has flare.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B-802 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: 8 x 11.5 x 7.6 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-4

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture