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two white quartz amulets - a modification of the pear shape; pierced at small end

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W27, February, 1922: 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, Meroitic Period,

Object Place for Label

Nubia (Sudan)

Object Place

Meroe, Beg.

Dimensions

1.75 cm (11/16 in.), diameter 1.32cm

Accession Number

22-2-448b

Medium or Technique

White quartz

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets