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Fragments of menat amulets

Five fragments of two menats, decorated with incised lines.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka). 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 Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia

Accession Number

19.2148

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets