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Fragment of a menat amulet

Blue faience rosette fragment.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 17 (tomb of Piankhy (Piye). 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 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Thickness: 0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

19.1912

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets