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Sculpture fragment with feather pattern

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Fragment with one finished surface with incised feather pattern of rounded chest feathers that looks like scales.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Room 1000. 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: 8.6 x 7.5 x 4.4 cm (3 3/8 x 2 15/16 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-121.2

Medium or Technique

Black granodiorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture