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Amulet of naked female

Nubian
Napatan Period
743–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W 493

Dimensions

3.05 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-54

Medium or Technique

Soapstone

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet, naked female figure.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 493. March 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition