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Amulet of crouching animal

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W 311

Dimensions

0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-371b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Crouching animal amulet

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 311. January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition