Gold vulture amulet
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka or Malonaqen
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid XXVI
Overall: 2 x 2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Vulture amulet; gold plate, stamped out; wings outspread and with feet wide apart; head turned to left; small gold ring in back.
From Nuri, pyramid 26 (tomb of Queen Amanitakaye). 1918: 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