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Amulet

Part of an amulet of green paste in form of cross with lowest arm broken.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 27. 1922: 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, Meroitic Period, 90–10 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.3 cm (1/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-460g

Medium or Technique

Paste

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets