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Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
185–50 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Begarawiyah West, Pyramid XX

Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-95

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Ram’s head with sun disc, blue.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XX. February 1922: 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