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Amulet of a heart

Gold. Hollow. Ring at top.

Provenance

From Meroe [Excav. date] Jan. 1922. 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, A.D. 30–175

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.523

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets