User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Amulet

It consists of one roughly made crocodile amulet, pierced through tail.

Provenance

From Kerma. K 1900 debris. 1914: 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, Kerma,

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

14.1128

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets