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Duck amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 127

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.6 x 1cm (5/16 x 3/16 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

22-2-504a

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

2 small amulets in shape of ducks, core of deep blue glass, greenish patina.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West Room B) Pyr. 127. 1922: 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