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Amulet of double cartouche

Faience; blue glaze, decayed. Three fragments of a double cartouche surmounted by feathers and disc; upper half of one cartouche only preserved.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid VI, Tomb of Anlamani. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 632–593 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1094

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets