Cone shaped amulet

Nubian
Kerma
2400–1550 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Cemetery S, K 1604:13

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 1.8 cm (1 1/8 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1203

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Recreational

Small blue cone shaped amulet, or perhaps a game piece. See also amulets incorporated into 20.1747.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma, K1604-13, 1914 : excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 19 : assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition