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Head rest

Nubian
Napatan Period
593–510 B.C.


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

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 2.1cm (9/16 x 13/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-197

Medium or Technique

Haematite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Miniature head rest.

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