Shrine-shaped pectoral with deities
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru
Height x length: 7.9 x 6.2 cm (3 1/8 x 2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue glazed faience. Three hawk-headed and two female deities in profile. Below, row of seven Wedjat Eyes, above, winged disc with two uraeae. Three suspension rings at top. Reverse incised giraffe (?) feeding on palm tree and other figures.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukekashta). 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