Amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90–50 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. West, Pyramid XVIII

Dimensions

Overall: 2.9 x 2.5cm (1 1/8 x 1in.)

Accession Number

22-1-593

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Ten ram heads and sun disc amulets, blue glazed, varying sizes and styles.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West), Pyramid XVII. January 1922: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition