Fragment of a menat amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa)

Dimensions

Length x width: 2.9 x 2.8 cm (1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-595

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Res.1920.13

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa), dump. 1918: 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