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Amulet of Qebehsenuef from mummy trappings

Nubian
Meroitic Period
350 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: H. .094

Accession Number

20.343

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Figure of the God Kebeh-Senuf. Gold-plated silver; small hole at top and bottom for sewing on to mummy wrapping.

Provenance

From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.

Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Queen Bathyly, (Pyramid XLIV at Nuri), April 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition