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Fragment of a menat amulet

Fragment of a 12-lobed rosette from a menat.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 2 (tomb of Amaniastabarqa) room A. 1917: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa, 510–487 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

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Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-108

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets