Amulet of a uraeus cobra
Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLII, Tomb of Queen Iusatha
Overall: 2 x 1.7 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.) (at base)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Uraeus. Electrum; on rectangular base; facing to left; incised details on one side only.
From Nuri, pyramid 42 (tomb of Queen Asata). 1918: 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 (accessioned 1920).
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition