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Amulet of crouching animal

Crouching animal amulet

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 311. January 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 90 B.C.–A.D. 40

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

0.7 cm (1/4 in.)

Accession Number

23-1-371b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets