Cartouche

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Thutmose III
1479–1425 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna

Dimensions

Length: 2.0 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1138

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue Glaze, in form of cartouche. Inscribed one side only Men-Kheper-Ra. Corner broken off.

Provenance

From Semna. January 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1929: accessioned by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition