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Frog amulets

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W 486

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 1cm (5/16 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

23-3-119

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Pair of blue glazed frogs, hieroglyphs on base.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 486 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