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Rectilinear fragment with one dressed face that contains portions of 2 hieroglyphs. Same unusual material surface is dark green gray color often with a crackled texture. All incised marks are very finely executed and very crisp.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B502 III 2. 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: 14.5 x 7.8 x 1.7 cm (5 11/16 x 3 1/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

19-1-167

Medium or Technique

Dark green gray stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture