Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 51
Medium or Technique
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Blue glazed faience openwork. Four-winged scarab grasping disc between front legs and rosette between hind legs. Above, a winged disc with uraeae. Three suspension rings at top, of which one is missing. Back plain. Broken and mended.
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