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Fragment of sculpture with finished sides and top. The top curved with a cylindrical shaped object modelled on top of it. Large scale cobra tail possibly? See Documentation for other related cobra fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B500 doorway. 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: 10.8 x 12.4 x 12.8 cm (4 1/4 x 4 7/8 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-123

Medium or Technique

Gray granite with black and white inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture