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Faience; blue-glazed. Decorated on both sides and inscribed with names of Anlaman in bands down center of each side. Ring at top for suspension partly broken and missing. Fine work. Nuri Pyramid 20.


From Nuri, pyramid 22 (tomb of an unidentified queen). 1917: 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, 1920)

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani, 623–593 B.C


Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)


Length: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets