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Hathor-head amulet

A green-glazed amulet shaped like Hathor's head; a hole for suspension on the top of the amulet is broken; flat on one side.

Provenance

From Semna, Place "X" II. 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)

Findspot

Kumma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 3.0 x 1.9 x 0.5 cm (1 3/16 x 3/4 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2177

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets