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Amulet of a cat ?

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb W 308

Dimensions

Height: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.) +

Accession Number

24.791

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue glazed faience. Figure sitting profile, head front. Stringing hole at back. 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; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition