Amulet

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, East of S12 and north of 34

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.2 x 1.4 x 0.6 cm (1/16 x 9/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.2165

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One faience scarab-shaped amulet; pierced at top for suspension; flat on one side.

Provenance

From Semna, East of S12 and north of 34. 1924: 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