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Faience fly

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S553, Dynasty XII level

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.85 x 0.5 x 0.3 cm (5/16 x 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-356o

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

A fly sculpted of faience; blue.

Provenance

From Semna, S553, Dynasty XII level. 1924: 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