Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
Unknown Ruler From 698–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 0.4 cm (1 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12108

Medium or Technique

Silver and paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet, apparently blue glaze paste set in silver, broken and incomplete, the rectangular plaque in the middle is paste.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 125. 1921: 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