Amulets

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K X B east

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8~2.1 cm (5/16~ in.)

Accession Number

20.1736

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Eighteen small amulets of which sixteen are hes jar amulets, one is mummiform, and one is unidentifiable.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B east. March 1914: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition