Amulet of a frog

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Findspot: Sudan, Gammai

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 x 2 cm (7/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

42.137

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Black and white mottled stone. Bored lengthwise.

Provenance

Gammai, Nubia (Z 4, R 14-15), probably excavated by Oric Bates; by 1924, Mrs. Oric Bates [see note 1], Groton, MA; 1942, gift of Bates to the MFA. (Accession Date: March 12, 1942)

NOTES:
[1] Mrs. Bates lent this amulet to the MFA in September 1924

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Oric Bates