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Four and a half small faience figures, naked boy. Hair black, pierced through neck, rudely formed.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe (Beg. West 845). 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, 743–623 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

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Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-652

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets