Amulet of Shu
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia
Other: 1.9 cm (3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue glazed faience. Profile of male figure on one knee with arms raised. Over head and between hands a disc. Suspension ring back of disc broken off and missing.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 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