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Amulet

Pierced pendant in the shape of a standing hawk-headed deity.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 71, room A. 1919: 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, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Findspot

Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2767

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets