Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W 507

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-736a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Unclear amulet, silver, to which are attached by corrosion: 2 carnelian barrel beads and 1 silver bead and 1 gold band bead.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 507 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