Baubo squatting female

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg W 5

Dimensions

Height: 2.4 cm (15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.383

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue glass.

Squatting female figure with suspension ring at top. Made in a mold. Found in bronze vessel #7 23-1-164.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Meroe, Beg W 5, No. x18. [Exped. date] 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