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Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–643 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. West 792

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 0.8cm (11/16 x 5/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-626

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small amulet of Bes, blue

Provenance

From Beg. West 792,1923: 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