Amulet of cowrie shell

Nubian


Object Place: Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1166

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Unclassified. Faience, blue glaze. Imitation cowrie shell. Flat back.

Provenance

From Semna. January, 1928: 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