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Amulet of Taweret

Blue green glaze, pierced.

Provenance

From Nubia, Semna, Fort Southwest quarter, Room 122. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian,

Findspot

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Diameter x length: 0.4 x 0.6 x 1.9 cm (3/16 x 1/4 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1204

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets