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Two figures in high relief

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Two figures in high relief on large back pillar. Female lion headed figure and the male has a bag wig and wears a crown, he holds a spear in his upraised left arm.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B502,IV.4, March, 1916: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 15.3 x 5.5 cm (2 3/4 x 6 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1725

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture