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Amulet of a frog

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Two faience frogs on rectangular plaque of faded blue glaze. "Napatan P.28 small Child Burial."

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 508 [Excav. date] March, 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, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 x 1.5 x 2.7 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 1 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.755

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets