Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani or Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. S. 85 (tomb of Mernua)
Length: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Menat. One of many amulets taken from the mummy of Princess Mernua. Cut from sheet electrum, with suspension hook in back.
From Meroe (Beg. S.) tomb 85, (tomb of princess Mernua). 1923: 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