Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El-Kurru, Horse grave Ku 201
Height x length: 40 x 40 cm (15 3/4 x 15 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019
Blue-green faience horse trappings composed of Hathor heads, jasmine pendants, ball beads and cartouches strung in a net.
From El-Kurru, horse grave, Ku 201.1919: 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: December 31, 1921)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition