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One fragment of highly polished granite sculpture with red inclusions. One rounded finished surface. Likely part of coil of snake. See 21.11700 and 20-1-243.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 V 7 to VII 1 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: 9 x 5.7 x 3.3 cm (3 9/16 x 2 1/4 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20-1-255

Medium or Technique

Brown gray granite with red inclusions

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture