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Menat amulet

Faience; blue-green glaze; much decayed and flaked off. Decorated on one side only. Suspension rings at base broken off and missing.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XVIII, the tomb of Nalmaaya. March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 535 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

20.1096a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets