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Duck amulets

2 small amulets in shape of ducks, core of deep blue glass, greenish patina.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West Room B) Pyr. 127. 1922: 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, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 x 0.6 x 1cm (5/16 x 3/16 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

22-2-504a

Medium or Technique

Glass

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets