Amulet of a fly
Object Place: Sudan, Nubia
Overall: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faience. Unusual fly-shaped amulet with head of Bastet crowned with sun disc and uraeus above fly-wings.
From Meroe, Tomb W 681. [Excav. date] 1923. 23-3-631: 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