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Small amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of Tanyidamani
110–90 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XX, chamber B

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 1.2 x 0.4cm (5/8 x 1/2 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12482

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small amulet, discolored blue glaze

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. North, Pyramid XX, chamber B. 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