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Menat amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Senkamanisken
643–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken)

Dimensions

Length: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

17-2-1837

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two joining fragments of an 8-lobed menat.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 3 (tomb of Senkamanisken), room B. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition