Amulet in the form of a criosphinx (a lion's body with ram's head and wings) sitting atop a pillar with a palm capital. The creature is a form of the god Amun of Gebel Barkal. A metallic projection on head for attaching headdress is now missing.
From el-Kurru: tomb Ku 55 (an unnamed queen of King 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: March 1, 1919)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.