Faience funerary necklace with menat amulet
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 5 (tomb of Queen Qalhata)
Lenth: 45.7 cm (18 in.) Height of pendant: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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One of sixteen faience funerary necklaces found together, this necklace is composed of a string of faience cylinder beads with a large, blue-green faience menat amulet. Field numbers: 19-2-651, 652 and 19-3-88, 90.
From el-Kurru, Ku 5 (tomb of Queen Qalhata). 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