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Amulet of Sekhet

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.839

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faded blue glazed faience. Lion-headed standing female figure, crowned with disc. Stringing hole back of head. Workman B.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 787. 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