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Amulet fragment

One side of the amulet is flat, while the other side is decorated with incised triangle-shaped decoration.

Provenance

From Semna, river corridor. 1924: 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

Semna, Nubia

Dimensions

Length x thickness: 1.9 x 0.4 cm (3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1843.3

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets