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Amulet of Harpokrates

miscellaneous fragments of blue opaque amulet with fragment of Harpokrates and 5 fragments.

Provenance

From Nubia, Meroe, Beg., N6, Chamber A, Floor X. 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, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21-12-42

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets