Amulet of a monkey
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 53
H. 3 cm, w. cm, d. cm
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue glazed faience figure of a standing monkey with hands to mouth; suspension ring at back of neck.
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: April 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition