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Amulet

Silver amulet cut from a flat piece of silver and incised design undecipherable, perhaps a bird.

Provenance

From Meroe, W 176. February, 1923: 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, Meroitic Period, 110 B.C.–A.D. 40

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Dimensions

1.8 x 1.45 x 0.14 cm (11/16 x 9/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-557c

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets