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Amulet of a cat ?

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.808

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faded blue glazed faience. Figure sitting profile, face front. Stringing hole back of head. Workman B.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 308. January 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