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Amulet, pointed stone, bead

Soft white stone amulet, inscribed and cut with 2 holes. 1 pointed stone pierced, 1 ring bead. Also found but not accounted for in object register--one frgment blue stone.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 907; 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

1.0 x 1.0 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

16-4-101

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets