Amulet

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S553

Dimensions

0.9 x 1.5 cm (3/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2051

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head of an ape or hippo, in two pieces

Provenance

From Semna, S553. 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