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Amulet of a falcon

Gold. Sheet metal. Bird wearing crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. Incised details. 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

24.833

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets