Amulets

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: .020 + .023

Accession Number

20.1737a-b

Medium or Technique

Quartz crystal

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two bottle shaped amulets of quartz crystal, pierced with a hole at the top.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K X B. 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