Amulet of a fly
about 2400–1550 B.C.
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1621-9
Overall: 1 cm (3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Blue faience, hole through head for string. One wing tip broken and missing.
From Kerma, K 1621-9. February 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition