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Amulet fragment

Amulet fragment. Head of deity with feather headdress, pillar at back, impressed with symbols.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South) Grave 152. 1921: 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, Napatan Period, reign of unknown ruler, 743–698 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. South), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.8 x 1.2 x 1.4cm (1 1/8 x 1/2 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

21.12156

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets