Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Tomb 845

Dimensions

Height: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-652

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Four and a half small faience figures, naked boy. Hair black, pierced through neck, rudely formed.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 845). 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition