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Amulet of a fly

Blue faience, hole through head for string. One wing tip broken and missing.

Provenance

From Kerma, K 1621-9. February 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, about 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.1742

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets