Amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
90 B.C.–A.D. 40


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe Beg., Pyramid IX

Dimensions

1.4 x 0.6 cm (9/16 x 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-204

Medium or Technique

Glass paste

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One Phoenician glass human face beads and some fragments; Yellow and dark blue; Loop for suspension at top.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg., Pyramid IX, January,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