Amulet fragment

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, PYR XI

Dimensions

2.3 x 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/8 x 7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-35

Medium or Technique

Faience, pale blue glaze

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of an amulet (?) female head heavy glaze. The blue is like the Greco-Roman blue of Egypt. Top and bottom broken.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal PYR XI. 1916: 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