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Amulet

An amulet shaped in the likeness of a small seated ape; broken.

Provenance

From Semna, S553, Dynasty XII level. 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,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.9 x 0.5 x 0.3 cm (3/8 x 3/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

24-3-356m

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets