Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 52
Overall: 1.4 x 1.9 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 3/4 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Circular (scaraboid shape) brown/white agate; pierced.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition