Plume holder for a horse's bridle
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 219 debris.
Height x width: 13.8 x 3.2 cm (5 7/16 x 1 1/4 in.)
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Gold horse trappings; falcon’s head with disc and uraeus on a papyrus capital.
From el-Kurru: horse grave 219, debris. 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