Faience pendant from horse trapings

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Grave 201

Dimensions

Diameter: 3.4 cm (1 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.2470

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Animal-related

Circular faience object with a petal design on one side; pierced through the center.

Provenance

From el-Kurru, grave 201. 1919: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition