Amulets of baboons

Nubian
Napatan Period
664–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), W 507

Dimensions

1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-227

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulets - 9 squatting apes, blue.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 507 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