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Frog amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
about 632–568 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXIV, stairs

Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-464

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Frog-shaped amulet with a suspension loop on the back.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIV (Nasalsa), stairs. 1918: 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