Amulet of a goose

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 760

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.392

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Mottled dark, red stone goose amulet.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 760. [Excav. date] March 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