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Object in slate-like gray stone, somewhat battered. Possibly piece blocked out for statue.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501 IX 4 debris. 1920: 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Other: 4.2 x 13.2 x 6.4 cm (1 5/8 x 5 3/16 x 2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20-3-136

Medium or Technique

Dense brown stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture