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Amulet

Egyptian


Findspot: Nubia, Semna, Chamber E S509

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.5 x 0.2 x 0.2 cm (3/16 x 1/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24-2-455h

Medium or Technique

Carnelian

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

A hand-shaped red amulet with an attachment loop at the top.

Provenance

From Semna, Chamber E S509. 1924: 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