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Ankh amulet

Blue faience ankh amulet with ring shank on top.

Provenance

From Begarawiyeh: W778. 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,

Findspot

Begarawiyeh, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-492

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets