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Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 634

Dimensions

0.95 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-272

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

2 Bes blue figures cut with feathers

Provenance

From Beg. West 634, March, 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