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One fragment with a finished surface with a small ridge. Possibly edge long feather. See Documentation for other bird related fragments of black granite.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Rm 907. 1916: 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

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

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 8 x 10.5 x 2.8 cm (3 1/8 x 4 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-134.3

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture