Amulet with triad of deities
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at National Center of Afro-American Artists, Inc., since February 23, 1994
Blue glazed faience triad: Amen, Horus, and Female wearing red crown. Reverse shows relief female figure with lion head and winged arms; crowned with disc on either side incised hieroglyphics. Holes transversely through three heads.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition