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Amulet

Amulet, apparently blue glaze paste set in silver, broken and incomplete, the rectangular plaque in the middle is paste.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 125. 1921: 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

Nubian, Napatan Period, Unknown Ruler From 698–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.7 x 0.4 cm (1 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12108

Medium or Technique

Silver and paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets