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Amulet fragment

Fragment of an amulet (?) female head heavy glaze. The blue is like the Greco-Roman blue of Egypt. Top and bottom broken.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal PYR XI. 1916: 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

2.3 x 1.1 x 1.2 cm (7/8 x 7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

16-2-35

Medium or Technique

Faience, pale blue glaze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets