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Amulet

Blue glazed faience. Complex amulet including winged scarab and crowned human figure seated on a boat. Very fragmentary and incomplete. KU 51

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 51 (unidentified queen of Piankhy). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.712

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets