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Amulet of Qebehsenuef from mummy trappings

Figure of the God Kebeh-Senuf. Gold-plated silver; small hole at top and bottom for sewing on to mummy wrapping.


From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Queen Bathyly, (Pyramid XLIV at Nuri), April 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 350 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings