Amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.9cm (3/4in.) Other: 1.5cm (9/16in.)

Accession Number

23-M-309

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two lizards, suspension loop on lizard’s back.

Provenance

From Beg. West 643, March, 1923: 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