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Plaque (?) mold

Nubian
Meroitic Period
40 B.C.–A.D. 114


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 453

Dimensions

1.6 x 3.2 x 5.1 cm (5/8 x 1 1/4 x 2 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-302a

Medium or Technique

Mud

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Retangular plaque, thick, human eye indentation.

Provenance

From Beg. West 453. February 1923: 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