Pectoral of winged ram-headed deity
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku 53
Height x width: 7.5 x 5.3 cm (2 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Blue glazed faience. Four winged ram headed human figure, crowned with disc, horns, feathers, and two uraeae. Reverse incised lotus flower over winged serpent on column, also “ankh” and “was”. Broken and mended. Hole through base of crown.
From el-Kurru, Ku 53 (tomb of Queen 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.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition