Amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Meroe, Beg., W27

Dimensions

1.75 cm (11/16 in.), diameter 1.32cm

Accession Number

22-2-448b

Medium or Technique

White quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

two white quartz amulets - a modification of the pear shape; pierced at small end

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W27, February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. Assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition