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Large rectilinear fragment with two dressed faces at right angles. Each face has an incised line running the whole length of the fragment with rougher perpendicular lines. The larger face has parts of 3 hieroglyphs: di, sun disc and dj snake. Same unusual material surface is dark green gray...

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Provenance

From Nubia , Gebel Barkal, 700 D. 1916: 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: 22.5 x 13.3 x 10.5 cm (8 7/8 x 5 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-3-257

Medium or Technique

Dark green gray stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture