Amulet

Nubian
Begarawiyah Meroe
743–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 751

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1 x 0.3cm (11/16 x 3/8 x 1/8in.)

Accession Number

23-M-447

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One amulet; blue faience, sow

Provenance

From Beg. West 751,1923: 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