Amulet of double cartouche

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
632–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VI, Tomb of Anlamani

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 0.5 x 3.4 cm (1 5/8 x 3/16 x 1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1094

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; blue glaze, decayed. Three fragments of a double cartouche surmounted by feathers and disc; upper half of one cartouche only preserved.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid VI, Tomb of Anlamani. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition