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Ape amulet

Nubian
Classic Kerma
about 1700–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K XV, Chapel D

Dimensions

2.6 cm (1 in.)

Accession Number

15-2-51

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Beads

One ape amulet, head broken off.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Kerma, K XV, Chapel D. 1915: 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