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Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–10 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 0.9 x 7cm (1/2 x 5/16 x 2 3/4in.)

Accession Number

22-2-460j

Medium or Technique

Glazed steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet, glazed steatite. Two male figures squatting back to back.

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