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Amulet of a falcon-headed god

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 477 March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta–Karkamani, 593–510 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

Length: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-199

Medium or Technique

Serpentine

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets