Plaquette with protective hieroglyphs
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru
Overall: 0.4 x 1.2 x 1.3 cm (3/16 x 1/2 x 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Opaque green glass. Rectangular. Hieroglyphic inscription on one face; relief eye on other.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 51 (tomb of an unidentified queen of Piankhy). 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: April 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition