Amulet

Nubian
Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K tell I, room Y

Dimensions

Overall: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.4230

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is one steatite panther or lion amulet with traces of red ochre.

Provenance

From Kerma, K tell I, room Y. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition