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Bes amulet

A very small amulet; pierced for suspension.

Provenance

From Semna, S709. 1924: 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,

Object Place for Label

Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

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Semna, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 0.5 x 0.25 x 0.125 cm (3/16 x 1/8 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2175

Medium or Technique

Agate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets