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Necklace element

One small silver necklace element; Lion's head? with Atef crown?

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 179. February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, A.D. 30–175

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia

Dimensions

1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-578k

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Necklaces, Neck Bands