Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 155

Accession Number

21.12197

Medium or Technique

Faience/ostrich egg shell

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Cylinder: 3 green body paste; disc: 3 green body paste, 9 ostrich egg shells (1 possibly stone) ring: 8 shell, 4 faience, green.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 155. 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