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Amulets

148 wadjet amulets (object registry says 154) 83 blue and 65 yellow (object registry 71 yellow), some fragments

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Grave 786. 1923: 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, Napatan Period, 712–653 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Blue: 1.1 - 1.3 Yellow: 9.5 - 1.7

Accession Number

23-M-505

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets