Pectoral amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
698–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Tomb S 125

Dimensions

Length: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.) -

Accession Number

24.996

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Blue glaze. Rectangular plaque with relief. Three standing deities. Plain back. Two suspension rings.

Provenance

From Meroe: S 125. February, 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