Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Ku 53
Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Blue faience naos. Inside is a standing figure of Horus; on one side a relief of a winged Hathor with uraeus crown, horns, and disc; on the other side a relief of a winged Bastet crowned with a disc and two uraei. Back relief is a figure wearing a red crown. Scarab on top.
From el-Kurru, Ku 53, B (tomb of Tabiry). 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition