Mask of Queen Malakaye
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid 59
Overall: 13 x 11.5 x 3.9 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/2 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Drents Museum, Assen, The Netherlands, December 15, 2018 – May 5, 2019
Gilded silver mask of Queen Malakaye who wears a striated wig and broadcollar.
From Nuri, pyramid 59 (tomb of Quen Malakaye). 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.
(Acession date: March 1, 1920)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition