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Amulet of Horus-hawk

Gold; incised details on one side only; ring in back around which is an incised line; crude work.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid LIX. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, February 1918; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Object Place

Sudan

Accession Number

20.669

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets