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Amulet of a small human figure

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.436

Medium or Technique

Lapis

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Unclass. Lapis (?) Small human figure.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 219. [Excav. date] January 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