Design amulet with a carved openwork back containing two cartouches of Middle Kingdom rulers. On the base is a floral cross pattern

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1783 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S CCXLIII

Dimensions

Overall: 1.4 x 1.6 cm (9/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1535

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Provenance

From Semna, S 242. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession Date: April 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition