Amulet of a Nubian male nurse
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Pale green faience
Not On View
Pale green faience amulet of a male nurse depicted with child, pierced through both bunched plaits, suspension loop in back. Characteristic Nubian hairstyle of two bunched plaits. Suspension loop in back.
1930–40s: G. A. Michaelidies Collection, Alexandria, Egypt; 1970s, private collection, London; by 2005, with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York; 2005: given to the MFA by Royal Athena Galleries.
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Jerome M. Eisenberg