This amulet of blue glazed faience depicts a four-winged scarab with a rosette held between its hind legs. On the reverse is an incised cartouche between wedjats. Two suspension rings at top enabled it to be strung on a necklace.
From El-Kurru: pyramid 53 (tomb of queen Tabiry). 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, 1919)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.