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Fragments of menat amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, el-Kurru, Pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka)

Accession Number

19.2148

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Five fragments of two menats, decorated with incised lines.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka). 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)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition