Fragments of cynocephalous ape
Napatan Period, possibly reign of Kashta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 22
Largest fragment; thickness x Width x length: 2.5 x 9.0 x 5.5 cm (1 x 3 9/16 x 2 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragments of large blue faience cynocephalous ape amulet, or seated statue.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 7 (tomb of an unidentified person, probably a queen). 1919: 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.
(Accession date: January 7, 2005)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition