Fragments of menat amulets

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


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

Accession Number

18-2-471

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragments of at least four menats.

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