Amulet of a hand

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Meroe

Dimensions

Other: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.827

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faded blue glazed faience. Outspread hand; suspension ring at wrist. Workman B.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 787 [Excav. date] 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition