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Amulet of a papyrus column (wadj)

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XLV

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.408

Medium or Technique

Jasper ?

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Red jasper (?); hole through top.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XLV. February 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