Amulet, pendant, bead

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. N XIII

Accession Number

22-1-45b,f,g

Medium or Technique

Faience (b), carnelian (f,g)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One worn green faience amulet (b), possibly Bess; one carnelian pendant (f); two small barrel beads bored from both ends (g). Meroe N 13.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. N XIII. 1922: 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