Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

Height:2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-51

Medium or Technique

Frit

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One amulet, squatting ape, sun disc on head and pierced hole through sun disc

Provenance

From Beg. West 609, 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