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Fragments of menat amulets

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Three menat fragments: two 12-lobed rosettes and one 11-lobed rosette.

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. (Accession date: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka–Tanwetamani, 698–653 B.C.

Object Place for Label

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

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el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

19.1922

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets