Amulet

Nubian
Begarawiyah Meroe
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 779

Dimensions

2.7 cm (1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-496

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Ptahtek amulet with double feather URTR sun disc on head.

Provenance

From Beg. West 779,1923: 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