Winged scarab pectoral
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku 52
Height x width: 7.1 x 6.2 cm (2 13/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue glazed faience. Four-winged scarab with rosettes between front and hind legs; winged disc above. Reverse plain. Two suspension rings at top. Broken and mended; incomplete.
Housed with 24.673
From el-Kurru, Ku. 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukekashta). 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.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition