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Seated viceroy left shoulder fragment

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Left shoulder of viceroy statue. Inscribed on back pillar with the beginning of a djed-medew formula. Joins 19-1-339. Part of statue with 19-1-240, 16-3-337, Eg.Inv.11818, Eg.Inv.11819, & Eg.Inv.11820.


From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, Rm 704. 1916: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III, 1390–1352 B.C.


Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)


Other: 12.5 x 11 x 8.5 cm (4 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

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Black granodiorite with black sparkly inclusions


The Ancient World