Standing figure of Taweret

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Anlamani
623–593 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, S. E. corner of Pyramid 6, foundation deposit

Dimensions

Height: 8 3/8 in. (21.3 cm)

Accession Number

25.666

Medium or Technique

Clay

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Foundation deposits

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 6 (tomb of Anlamani). 1917: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition