Amulet of a boat

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, W 609, #14

Dimensions

Height: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.) -

Accession Number

23.820

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Blue glaze. Boat supporting scarab and two winged uraei. Plain back.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 609, No.14. March 9, 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