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Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 529

Dimensions

2.8 cm (1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-258

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bes amulet, cut, both sides alike, suspension loop.

Provenance

From Beg. West 529. 1923: 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