Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken)
Overall: 6.6 x 3cm (2 5/8 x 1 3/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Menat of light blue faience; decorated on one side only; small hole through projection at bottom in which are heads and remains of a string; broken and mended; small chip missing. Crude.
From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken). 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition