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Amulet

Plate cut in form of figure, kneeling goddess (?) which has been attached at back to flat surface.

Provenance

From Beg. West 105, 1922: 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, A.D. 170–246

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-122

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets