Fragment of a menat amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amaniastabarqa
510–487 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 2 (tomb of Amaniastabarqa)

Dimensions

Diameter: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-108

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of a 12-lobed rosette from a menat.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 2 (tomb of Amaniastabarqa) room A. 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