Pectoral with image of Hathor

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
743–712 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 52

Accession Number

24.638

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

In relief, Hathor-head flanked by two uraeus above which is a “Wedjat Eye” eye. Back plain. Two rings at top.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, Ku. 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukekashta). 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 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition