Fragment of a menat amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani or Aspelta
623–568 B.C


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 24 (tomb of queen Nasalsa)

Accession Number

18-2-518

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of a 9-lobed rosette.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 24 (tomb of Queen Nasalsa), stairs. 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