Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–593 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg. West 796

Dimensions

2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-571

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Bes, red faience, faded yellow, feather crown

Provenance

From Beg. West 796,1923: 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