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Seated child amulets

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Four complete amulets and part of one other Horus child (Harpokrates) very crude body paste, pure white, glaze bright greenish-blue.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. South). Pyramid 125. 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, Napatan Period, Unknown Ruler From 698–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 1.3 x 0.6 cm (11/16 x 1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.12103

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets