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Amulet of an ibis

Bronze. Standing Ibis with feather in front and suspension ring on back.

Provenance

From Meroe: W 493 [Excav. date] March, 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,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

23.770

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets