Fragment of a menat amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Amani–natake–lebte
538–519 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 25 (tomb of Maleteral II), stairs

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

17-1-1008

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of a 12-lobed rosette.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 25 (tomb of Queen Maleteral II). 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