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Amulet of a dovetail

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

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 787 [Excav. date] 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, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.818

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets