Crystal ball amulet surmounted by gold head of Hathor crowned with disc and horns. The ball is bored vertically and has a gold disc at the base on which it stands. Probably contained substances believed to be magical. Ring at back of head. Base loose.
From el-Kurru: tomb Ku 55 (unknown queen of King Piankhy (Piye). 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, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition