Amulet of Thoth as a baboon

Nubian
Napatan Period
700–600 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, Beg W. 643

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 1.3 x 1.5 cm (1 3/16 x 1/2 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.349

Medium or Technique

Chalcedony

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue chalcedony amulet of Thoth with a sun disc on his head.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W 716. 1923: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition