Amulet of Harpocrates

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 51

Dimensions

Other: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.938

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 51 (tomb of an unidentified queen of Piankhy). 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition