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Amulet

A seal with a pierced top; stamp engraved with a grid.

Provenance

From Semna, Taharqa's Temple, Room A. 1924: 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,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.0 x 1.7 x 0.85 cm (1 3/16 x 11/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1868

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets