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Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg. West

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 0.5 x 1.3cm (3/8 x 3/16 x 1/2in.)

Accession Number

23-3-659

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One small amulet, hippopotomus, blue. Hole on the back.

Provenance

From Beg. West Group. 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