Djed pillar pectoral

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyr. VI; Foundation Deposit.; Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, S.E. corner of pyramid 6, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Height: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.669

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Large, blue-glazed faience djed pillar amulet. One corner chipped.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 1917: 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