User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.


Start collecting

The obverse has two djed-pillars in the center, flanked by tyet-knots. The reverse depicts the deceased, kneeling before Anubis.


Said to have been discovered at Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, royal cache, in 1879. By 1909: Frederick George Hilton Price Collection, London; 1909: sold at Sotheby's, London (12-21 July 1911); by 1956: Nina H. Burnham collection, Bar Harbor, ME; 1956: given to the MFA by Nina H. Burnham. (Accession Date: May 10, 1956)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Nina H. Burnham

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, 1070–945 B.C.

Object Place

Thebes, Egypt


Height: 9.1 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Bright blue faience with black details


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Pectorals