Menat and beads

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka)

Accession Number

19.2532

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

16-lobed rosette menat and assorted barrel beads; one petal-shaped fragment.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka). 1919: 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: January 7, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition