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Amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 15

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 7.4 x 2.6 x 0.8 cm (2 15/16 x 1 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1748

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two blue faience menats, broken, one repaired, with impressed rosette design.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) el-Kurru, Pyramid 15. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition