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Horse trappings

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Blue-green faience horse trappings composed of Hathor heads, jasmine pendants, ball beads and cartouches strung in a net.

Provenance

From El-Kurru: Horse grave, Ku 201.1919: 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: December 31, 1921)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

El-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height: 0.373 m.

Accession Number

21.10560

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tools & equipment, Animal-related