Blue faience amulet
Napatan Period, reign of Nasakhma or Malowiebamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXXI, northwest foundation deposit
Overall: 1.9 x 1.5 x 0.3cm (3/4 x 9/16 x 1/8in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
A rectangular amulet with engravings; pierced; from a foundation deposit.
From Nuri, pyramid XXXI (Saka'aye), northwest foundation deposit. 1917: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition