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Vase amulet

Nubian


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Semna, S571

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.0 x 0.4 x 0.2 cm (3/8 x 3/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2255

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One gold vase-shaped amulet and one double-ring bead (now Eg.Inv.6401).

Provenance

From Semna, S571. 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