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One fragment of highly polished brown-gray granite sculpture. 3 worked sides. 1 side with feather pattern.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B502 VII 2 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: 10.5 x 8.4 x 5.2 cm (4 1/8 x 3 5/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-2-136

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture