Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 685

Dimensions

1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-395

Medium or Technique

Lapis Lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet, ring shank of bronze, fastened in hole in back.

Provenance

From Beg. West 685, 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