Menat amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Annalmaaye
542–538 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 18 (tomb of king Analmaaye)

Accession Number

20.1104a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; yellow glaze, decayed and worn. Decorated on one side only; suspension ring broken and missing; complete in two fragments.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 18 (tomb of king Analmaaye). 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: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition