Collar of a queen of King Shebitka
Napatan Period, reign of Shebitka
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku 72
Diameter and length: 17 cm (6 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
Out On Loan
Hinged collar of sheet metal with edges decorated inside and out with beaded wire. In the center is an applique figure of kneeling winged deity wearing a sun disc. In the center of the back is a scarab. At each side near back, hinge with pin in place.
From el-Kurru, Ku 72. 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: March 9, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition