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Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
110 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, W 176; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.8 x 1.45 x 0.14 cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-557c

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Silver amulet cut from a flat piece of silver and incised design undecipherable, perhaps a bird.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 176. February, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition