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Blue-green faience, strung with faience ring-beads with disk. Kurru Py 5.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 5 (tomb of Queen Qalhata). 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 Tanwetamani, 664–653 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.10575

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets