Amulet fragment

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
743–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 152

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 1.2 x 1.4cm (1 1/8 x 1/2 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12156

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet fragment. Head of deity with feather headdress, pillar at back, impressed with symbols.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 152. 1921: 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