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Amulet of a cartouche

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIV

Dimensions

Overall: 5.4 x 2.8 cm (2 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.705

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue-glazed faience inscribed with name of Nansalsa on one side only.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XXIV, Tomb of Queen Nansalsa. March 1918: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition