Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–643 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan (Nubia), Meroe, Begarawiya West, W801

Dimensions

1.7 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-575

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One small amulet; Uraeus with Sirus disc, blue faience, pierced.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 801, 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