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Heart scarab of Netaklabet

Heart scarab of Amani-natake-lebte, brownish-gray stone; eleven horizontal lines of hieroglyphics on face; chipped and scratched.


From Nuri, pyramid 16 (tomb of Talakhamani). 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. (Accession date: May 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 750–270 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids