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Beads from horse trappings

Thirty-four beads of blue faience in the shape of Hathor's head.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 203. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.10562

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related