Cartouche beads from horse trappings

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
698–690 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: of string 0.556 m.

Accession Number

21.10565

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

String of 11 cartouches, blue and yellow, inscribed Ded-ka-ra, except 1: Menkheper-ra. In original order. From neck of horse.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Horse grave 211.1919: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition