Amulet

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


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 454

Dimensions

0.2 x 0.55 x 0.85 cm (1/16 x 3/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-304h

Medium or Technique

Gold, glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Tiny crown amulet with blue paste filling, with flat gold disk back detached.

Provenance

From Beg. West 454. 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