Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–653 B.C.


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

Dimensions

0.95 cm (3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-497

Medium or Technique

Amethyst

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of an amulet.

Provenance

From Beg. West 779,1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition