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Menat amulet

Faience; blue-green glaze, decayed. Decorated on one side only. Edges worn. Broken and mended, complete.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 1916: 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1103

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets