Amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 761

Dimensions

1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-470

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two Bes figures, scarab on heads, blue faience, details in black

Provenance

From Beg. West 761. February 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