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Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
653–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. South), Grave 171

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.7 x 0.2cm (5/16 x 1/4 x 1/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12252.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bead with serrated edge, possibly a multiple eye bead.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 171. 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