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Amulet of a hand

Faded blue glazed faience. Outspread hand; suspension ring at wrist. Workman B.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 787 [Excav. date] 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan. (Accession Date: April 1, 1924)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Meroe, Sudan

Accession Number

24.827

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets