Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 802

Dimensions

1.75 cm (11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-588

Medium or Technique

Porphyre or Syenite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Barrel bead

Provenance

From Beg. West 802, 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