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Amulet of a standing human figure

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku. 52

Dimensions

Other: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.923

Medium or Technique

Alabaster?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Alabaster? Standing human figure with unclear crown. Suspension ring at back.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition