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Amulet of a ram-headed deity

Green glazed faience. Ram-headed human figure with four wings and crown horn-feather-uraeus type. On back incised "ankh" and two lotus flowers.

Provenance

From El-Kurru [Excav. date] March 1919. 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, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.645

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets