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Amulet of the nefer hieroglyph

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Sudan, Pyramid LIX

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.654

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Red jasper; hole through top.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid 59 (tomb of Malakaye). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition