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Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kurru, Pyramid 71, room A

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.2767

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pierced pendant in the shape of a standing hawk-headed deity.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 71, room A. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition