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One fragment of highly polished brown-gray granite sculpture. Two finished sides. Incised feather design.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 IV 5. 1919: 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: 15.3 x 8.4 x 4.2 cm (6 x 3 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-612

Medium or Technique

Brown gray Granite with red inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture