Amulet of a uraeus cobra

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 1.3 x 1 cm (1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.811

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faded blue glazed faience. Pair of uraei crowned with discs. Stringing hole through back of heads. Workman B.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition