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Amulet of a fish

Fish amulet, gray and buff mottled stone. Ring at top.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan), el-Kurru, Pyramid 15 (tomb of Shabaka). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Findspot

el-Kurru, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

21.356

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets