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Amulet of a figure

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX, Room A

Dimensions

Overall: 0.9 x 1.2 cm (3/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.665

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Quartz; legs spread; incised details on back; hole through projection underneath.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid LIX, Room A. Feb 1918: 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