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Amulet of a cippus of Horus

Nubian
712–593 B.C.


Findspot, Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Storage Box size 20 x 20 x 2.5 cm (7 7/8 x 7 7/8 x 1 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-707

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets

Plaque of Horus on crocodile, broken, pieces missing. Housed with 23-m-708

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 503 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