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Amulet of a cartouche

Blue-glazed faience inscribed with name of Nansalsa on one side only.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XXIV, Tomb of Queen Nansalsa. March 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.705

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets