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Fragment of amulet

Fragment of amulet, head, ivory carved on both sides, therefore not inlay.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 801, 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, 743–643 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Begarawiya West, Sudan (Nubia)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1.5cm (9/16 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

23-M-582

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets