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Frog amulet

Frog-shaped amulet with a suspension loop on the back.

Provenance

From Nuri, pyramid XXIV (Nasalsa), stairs. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, about 632–568 B.C.

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

18-2-464

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets