Winged scarab pectoral
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku 51
Height x width: 8.5 x 8 cm (3 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Blue glazed faience. Four winged scarab with disc between hind legs. On reverse incised eye and two “wes” signs. Broken and mended. Three suspension rings at top.
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