Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 671

Dimensions

2.0 x 2.5 cm (13/16 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-375

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Plaque in form of an altar with broad shank on top.

Provenance

From Beg. West 671, 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