Winged scarab amulet
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), El-Kurru, tomb Ku. 51
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue glazed faience. Four-winged scarab grasping a rosette between front legs and another between hind legs. Suspension ring at top. Back plain.
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