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Two dressed surfaces forming a right angle, both surfaces have vertical borders. One surface has fragment of incised hieroglyphic inscription "nesewt set " royal throne . Other surface has part of cartouche. Part of altar of Taharka. See Documentation.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, circular wall B-1000. 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

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Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 14.3 x 12.1 x 7.1 cm (5 5/8 x 4 3/4 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-241a

Medium or Technique

Light gray Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture