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Amulet of a fish

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 15

Dimensions

Other: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.356

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fish amulet, gray and buff mottled stone. Ring at top.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition