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Amazonite. Legs outspread. Ring for suspension beneath.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Nuri, Pyr. I, siftings [Excav. date] February, or March 1918: 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, reign of Taharqa, 690–664 B.C.

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.1006

Medium or Technique

Amazonite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids