Necklace with winged scarab pectoral
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 55
Width x length: 7.1 x 27.5 cm (2 13/16 x 10 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This pale blue faience necklace consists of large disc beads strung with two large winged scarab pectorals. Originally had ram amulet 24.972 in center. Original order?
From el-Kurru, Ku 55. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition