Fragment of an amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 166

Dimensions

1.8 x 1.2 x .9 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12173

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 166. 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