Hathor-head amulet

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kumma, Place "X" II

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.0 x 1.9 x 0.5 cm (1 3/16 x 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2177

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

A green-glazed amulet shaped like Hathor’s head; a hole for suspension on the top of the amulet is broken; flat on one side.

Provenance

From Semna, Place "X" II. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition