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Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 643(debris)

Dimensions

Width x depth:1.25 x 2.5 cm (1/2 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-320

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Cylindrical charm case, silver, corroded.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 643 (debris). 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