Amulet in the form of a small vase

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru

Dimensions

Height: 3.0 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.651

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Mottled red and greenish stone and silver. Small bucket vase (stone) with neck and bail handle (silver). Hole bored transversely through stone.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 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: January 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition