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Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
690–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 634

Dimensions

0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-283

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Two rude scarabs, without base plate, pierced lengthwise, blue faience.

Provenance

From Beg. West 634, March, 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