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Amulet of a dovetail

Silver (?) Sheet metal model of double dovetail. Suspension ring at back.


From Meroe. Tomb W 787 [Excav. date] 1923:

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Silver (?)


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets