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Amulet of a dovetail

Gold. Model of double dovetail piece; 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

24.831

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets