Amulet of an ibis
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia
Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Walking Ibis on a flat base with a Maat feather in front; suspension ring at neck.
From el-Kurru, Ku 55 (an unnamed queen of King Piye). 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition