Child amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 692

Dimensions

1.8 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-403

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

18 small amulets, naked boy with side lock, blue faience, hair knots black.

Provenance

From Beg. West 692, March, 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