Hathor head beads from horse trappings

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Horse grave 203

Dimensions

Overall: 0.4 x 2.3cm (3/16 x 7/8in.)

Accession Number

23.1477

Medium or Technique

Gilded silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Twelve decayed silver amluet beads plus fragments. Pendants from horse trapping?

Provenance

From el-Kurru, horse grave 203. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition