Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku 52
Height x width: 7.9 x 8.8 cm (3 1/8 x 3 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Blue glazed faience. Head of Bes. Two suspension rings at top. Hole through each ear, and three holes at base. Reverse incised two standing figures, one hawk-headed.
From el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukekashta). 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