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Amulet of a cat ?

Blue glazed faience. Figure sitting profile, head front. Stringing hole at back. Workman B.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 308. January 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1924: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 40 B.C.–A.D. 114

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

24.791

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets