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Faience horse trappings

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Miscellaneous: Horse-trappings, faience. String of 16 Hathor head pendants, horizontal piercings, strung with faience ring beads.


From El-Kurru, horse grave Ku 203. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Tools & equipment, Animal-related