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Fragment of a menat amulet

Two joining fragments of an 8-lobed rosette menat fragment.

Provenance

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

Object Place for Label

Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9cm (3/8in.)

Accession Number

19.2164

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets