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Fragment of amulet

Small piece with curved surface and a right hand in relief, white body paste, light bluish green glaze.

Provenance

From Nubia, Beg., South Hill. 1921: 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, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Beg., Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x diameter: 1.8 x 1.5 cm (11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.12037.2

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassifiable objects, Fragments