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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.649

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Red jasper; ring at top.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid LIX. Feb. 1918: 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