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Menat amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 535 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 5.6~6.0 cm (2 3/16~ in.)

Accession Number

20.1096a-d

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; blue-green glaze; much decayed and flaked off. Decorated on one side only. Suspension rings at base broken off and missing.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XVIII, the tomb of Nalmaaya. March 1917.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition