Cartouche beads from horse trappings
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia
Legacy dimension: Length: of string 0.556 m.
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019
String of 11 cartouches, blue and yellow, inscribed Ded-ka-ra, except 1: Menkheper-ra. In original order. From neck of horse.
From el-Kurru, Horse grave 211.1919: 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