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Amulet in the form of a small vase

Mottled red and greenish stone and silver. Small bucket vase (stone) with neck and bail handle (silver). Hole bored transversely through stone.


From el-Kurru, pyramid 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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. (Accession date: January 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Object Place for Label


el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets