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Amulet of Hapy

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Blue glazed faience openwork plaque. Hapy resting on one knee crowned with lotus flowers, holding flower in either hand, with a third flower behind back. Above, winged disc. Two suspension rings at top. Reverse plain. Housed with 24.623

Provenance

From el-Kurru: pyramid 51 (unidentified queen of Piankhy). 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 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia(Sudan)

Accession Number

24.621

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets