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Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 27

Dimensions

0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-460g

Medium or Technique

Paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Part of an amulet of green paste in form of cross with lowest arm broken.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 27. 1922: 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