Amulet of a falcon
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia
Other: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Gray marble. Head broken off and missing. Suspension ring on back.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukekashta). 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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition