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Fragments of silver amulets

Fragments of one or more hollow silver amulets: 1) ramshead with crown or headdress (disc?), 2) two fragments with diamond (?) pattern, and 3) two tiny fragments.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 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, reign of unknown ruler, A.D. 30–175

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

ramshead: L 2.04 cm, W 1.2 cm, Tk 0.6 cm

Accession Number

22-2-489a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets