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Fragment of amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Beg., South Hill

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 2.7 x 1 cm (1 1/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12037.4

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Part of an amulet, body paste gray, then greenish-yellow, glaze green, black spots painted on surface.

Provenance

From Nubia, Beg., South Hill. 1921: 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