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Amulet

Amulet, blue faience, broad ring, shank on top.

Provenance

From Beg. West 685, March, 1923: 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, 712–653 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-393

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets