Amulet

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 502

Dimensions

Other: 2.5 x 2.4 x 1.4 cm (1 x 15/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3039

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience fragments (4) double feather, crumbling, incised lines of feather ribs; bright green glaze, white body, faded, much worn.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal B 502. 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