Amulet of Amen (?)

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 8.7 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.782

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faded green glazed faience. Standing male figure with tall crown. Suspension ring at back of crown. Broken and mended, part of crown missing.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 643, No. 18 [Excav. date] 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