Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, El-Kurru, Ku 51
Other: 6.4 cm (2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Blue glazed faience. Complex amulet including winged scarab and crowned human figure seated on a boat. Very fragmentary and incomplete. KU 51
From el-Kurru, Ku. 51 (tomb of an unidentified queen of Piankhy). 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition