Menat amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani)

Dimensions

Length: 6.3 cm (2 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.1103

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; blue-green glaze, decayed. Decorated on one side only. Edges worn. Broken and mended, complete.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 1916: 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition