Amulet of a falcon
Napatan Period, reign of Taharqa
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 1
Overall: 1.7 x 0.5 x 1.4 cm (11/16 x 3/16 x 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019
Gold; fine work; perfect condition; ring at back of head.
From Nuri, pyramid 1 (tomb of Taharqa). 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.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition