Amulet

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, River Street

Dimensions

Length: 4.15 cm (1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.1828

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

An amulet in the shape of a small seated ape; head has broken off.

Provenance

From Semna, River Street. 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