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Fly amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
593–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe (Beg.), W 477; Object Place: Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-201

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small green fly with threading on under side

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 477 March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition