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Amulet

Seven amulets, silver, double wedge shape, face incised with flower pattern, suspension loop welded to middle of back.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. West 643(debris). 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, Napatan Period, 690–664 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length:1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-322

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets