Vase-shaped amulet

Nubian
Early Napatan Period
860–840 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), El Kurru, Tumulus I

Dimensions

Length: 1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.350

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Vase. Gold, with ring at top. Flat back.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Tum. I. 1918-19: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1921: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition