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Wadj amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Karkamani
519–510 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid VII, room A

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

17-1-273

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Wadj amulet

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid VII, room A. 1917: 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