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Cartouche

Blue Glaze, in form of cartouche. Inscribed one side only Men-Kheper-Ra. Corner broken off.

Provenance

From Semna. January 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1929: accessioned by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III, 1479–1425 B.C.

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

29.1138

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets