Napatan Period, Dynasty 25
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XLI
Overall: 3.9 x 6.1 cm (1 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Hard, dark green stone, polished; twelve horizontal lines of hieroglyphics on face; perfect condition. Heart scarab of “King’s Mother” (Queen) Maletaral I (?)
From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over.
Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Queen Maranahan (Pyramid XLI at Nuri).
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition