Amulet with the cartouch of king Nasakhma

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma
468–463 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 19 (tomb of Nasakhma)

Dimensions

Height x width: 7 x 2.7 cm (2 3/4 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.356

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 19 (tomb of Nasakhma. 1917: 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition