Napatan Period, reign of Atlanersa
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, pyramid 20
Overall: 25.2 x 7.3 cm (9 15/16 x 2 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Two fragments comprising the body and legs of a goddess figurine; arms flush at the side of the body. Joins to feet which are number 17-2-170. –Overall there are thirteen figures total. We have three of the four sons of Horus, and the feet of the fourth son is present. There are also three goddesses, (Neith, one goddess with no crown, and one female body fragment). There are five male figures; (three standing, kilted, unidentifiable male figures, Osiris, and an ithyphallic god, most likely Min.
From Nuri, pyramid 20 . 1917 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition