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Amulet

Unclear amulet, silver, to which are attached by corrosion: 2 carnelian barrel beads and 1 silver bead and 1 gold band bead.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) 507 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, 664–593 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7cm (11/16in.)

Accession Number

23-3-736a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets