Claw amulet

Nubian
Kerma


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, K 1096 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.) length

Accession Number

20.1738

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

It consist of one blue glazed amulet in the shape of bird claw. Found at Kerma 1096X.

Provenance

From Kerma, Tomb K 1096 debris, March 1914: 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