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Beads from horse trappings

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 203

Accession Number

21.10562

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Thirty-four beads of blue faience in the shape of Hathor’s head.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 203. 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