Heart scarab of Netaklabet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Talakhamani
435–431 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XVI

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 12.5 cm (3 1/4 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.645

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Scarabs and scaraboids

Heart scarab of Amani-natake-lebte, brownish-gray stone; eleven horizontal lines of hieroglyphics on face; chipped and scratched.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 16 (tomb of Talakhamani). 1917: 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: May 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition