Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, pyramid 20
Overall: 21 x 6 cm (8 1/4 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two joining fragments of a figurine. Lower half of face and beard is discernible; upper face missing. Hands are clenched around a roll of cloth.–Overall there are thirteen figures total. We have three of the four sons of Horus, and the feet of the fourth son is present. There are also three goddesses, (Neith, one goddess with no crown, and one female body fragment). There are five male figures; (three standing, kilted, unidentifiable male figures, Osiris, and an ithyphallic god, most likely Min.
From Nuri, pyramid 20 . 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