Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, El-Kurru
Overall: 1.2 x 1.1 cm (1/2 x 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Twin scarabs joined together, each with “Ankh” sign on seal. Broken and incomplete.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition