HEAD OF ROYAL STATUE
Stoneware, Traces of gilding and Egyptian blue.
Height. 19 cm, Width. 8,5 cm, Depth. 13 cm.
Provenance : Djébel
Barkal, temple B 500, room B 514.
Harvard University - MFA Boston
Expedition, April 1916, No. inv. 16-4 286.
Meroïtic Period , At the
turn of the millenium.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts, No. 24. 1797.
Exhumed in 1916, but only found in 1989 in the stockrooms
of the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, this head is a choice piece of Meroite art
because of its artistic quality.