Amulet of Hapy
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), El-Kurru, Ku 51
Overall: 8.1 x 6.3 x 0.9 cm (3 3/16 x 2 1/2 x 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Blue glazed faience openwork plaque. Hapy resting on one knee crowned with lotus flowers, holding flower in either hand, with a third flower behind back. Above, winged disc. Two suspension rings at top. Reverse plain.
Housed with 24.623
From el-Kurru, Ku. 51 (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.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition