Heart scarab, possibly of Tanwetamani
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El-Kurru, Pyramid 16
Length x width x depth: 7.7 x 5.5 x 2.5 cm (3 1/16 x 2 3/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Heart Scarab of King Tanwetamani. Dark gray stone. 11 lines of inscription on base.
From el-Kurru: Ku. 16 (tomb of Tanwetamani). 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